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Woman accused of leaving child alone with convicted sex offender

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STAFFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A Stafford mother is facing charges after police said she left a child alone with a convicted sex offender, who is also her husband.

Police said 60-year-old Leigh Newton was arrested on Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation.

She allegedly left a child alone with her husband John Newton, a convicted sex offender, in November of 2014.

When the child was left with John Newton, police said he was reoffended by sexually assaulting the child and was arrested.

Leigh Newton was charged with risk of injury to a minor and was released on a $10,000 bond. She is expected to appear in court on July 15.

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