Will Robinson face a second trial on sex abuse charge?

Will Robinson face a second trial on sex abuse charge?
Lawrence Robinson

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - Lawrence Robinson will learn Tuesday if he has to face trial on a sexual abuse charge that a jury deadlocked on a month ago.

A pretrial conference is scheduled for Tuesday morning in St. Lawrence County Court before Judge Derek Champagne.

The hearing for the 59 year old Robinson comes one month after a jury found him not guilty on a charge of rape and two charges of sexual abuse involving a teenage girl. But the jury could not reach a verdict on a charge of sexual abuse involving a younger teen girl.

The St. Lawrence County District Attorney’s office will tell the court Tuesday whether or not they want a second trial on the single sexual abuse charge.

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