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Erickson's day in court continued

Thomas Richard Erickson, who is accused of allegedly sexually abusing young boys over the past several decades at his Nisswa home, appeared Tuesday in Crow Wing County District Court.

Judge Richard Zimmerman set a continued hearing for Erickson, however a specific date was not set. Erickson was charged Aug. 26 with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct.

The ages of the victims at the time of the assault ranged from 6-14 years old.

In the criminal complaint, investigators interviewed several victims stating they were sexually abused by Erickson several times while they stayed overnight at his home.

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