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Springdale mother faces trial in sexual-assault case of daughter, 5

| Saturday, March 31, 2007, 12:00 p.m.

The mother of a 5-year-old girl who police said was sexually assaulted by a registered sex offender will stand trial on a child-endangerment charge for allowing her daughter to be with the man.

The 35-year-old woman from Springdale Borough waived her right to a preliminary hearing Friday before Hampton District Judge Regis Welsh. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review does not identify victims of sexual assault.

A preliminary hearing for David L. Dixon, 41, of Sharpsburg, was postponed until April 13. Dixon is charged with sexually assaulting the 5-year-old girl Feb. 23 in a truck in the parking lot of North Park Clubhouse in Richland.

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