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SAINT GEORGE -- Charges have been filed against a custodian at a St. George school, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Richard Burditt is charged with felony forcible sex abuse, lewdness and voyeurism, among other charges.

Police say they became aware of his relationship with a former student at Sunrise Ridge Intermediate School when the girl's mother called police.

Officers say Burditt and the girl had been sexually involved for more than two years and that he admitted to the relationship when questioned.

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