NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A 51-year-old Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with two teenage boys from New York.

The News-Times reports that 51-year-old Richard Spring entered the plea last week to charges of engaging in a criminal sex act with a victim less than 17.

The New Fairfield resident faces up to 15 years in prison. He will also have to register as a sex offender.

Police say the crimes date to 2015. The victims are from Duchess County, New York, which is on the Connecticut border.

New York State Police began investigating Spring after the state child welfare agency received a tip through its child abuse hotline.

Information from: The News-Times,

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