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Thomas Erickson

Nisswa man charged for sexually abusing boys for decades


A 69-year-old man has been accused of sexually molesting boys for decades at his Nisswa home, it was learned Wednesday.

Brainerd Police Investigator Chad Kleffman interviewed four victims, now adults, who said the suspect, Thomas Richard Erickson, repeatedly sexually assaulted them when they were young and staying at his house. The ages of the victims at the time of the assaults ranged from 6-14 years old.

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