Essex Junction Man Pleaded Not Guilty to Lewd and Lascivious Conduct.

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BURLINGTON, Vt. – An Essex Junction man pleaded not guilty to two counts of lewd and lascivious conduct.

Robert Brooks, 75, is accused of inappropriately touching a 5-year old girl.

A judge ordered Brooks not to go into his home, when his wife is running her daycare.

“Bright Futures” is located on Bluestem Road where Brooks lives.

DCF told Local 22 & Local 44 News the daycare is still operating.

If convicted, Brooks could get up to 15 years on each count.

He is due back in court in August.

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