Man sentenced for having sex with teen

Published 3:27 pm Saturday, July 17, 2010

An Austin man who had intercourse with a 13-year-old girl two years ago was sentenced to 10 years probation and a 30-day Sentence-to-Serve term Friday in Mower County court.

As part of his probation, Alex William Holtzworth, 22, will not be allowed to contact the victim. He will also register with the predatory offender list and enroll in sex offender classes.

According to a criminal complaint, Holtzworth had sex with the teenager six times over two days in March 2008, the first time coming during a house party held in Austin.

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Holtzworth admitted to police that he had sex with the girl, the complaint states. He said she first told him she was 15, then told him she was 14.