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Nolvis Rivera-Garcia reaches plea deal in rape of girl, 7

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer,
Published On: Mar 08 2013 02:28:26 PM CST



An Allentown man who's accused of raping a young girl has reached a plea deal.

Nolvis Rivera-Garcia pleaded no contest to the charges on the same day his trial was set to begin, said the Lehigh County district attorney's office.

Rivera-Garcia sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl on South 6th Street in July 2011, said police, who noted that the girl's mother caught him in the act.

He will be sentenced in June.