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Hickory man sentenced to decades in prison for child sex assault

Adams (Source: Catawba County Justice Center) Adams (Source: Catawba County Justice Center)
CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A man was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple sexual offenses with children Tuesday, Catawba County Superior Court officials say.

Bradley Scott Adams, 37 of Hickory, is accused of assaulting an 11-year-old each day for seven days straight in July 2013. The victim said Adams would give them pills that caused drowsiness and then sexually assault them.

Court officials also say Adams assaulted a 6-year-old in December 2013, "going into a bedroom and sexually assaulting the child while it slept."

Both children disclosed details about the assaults during an interview with the Children's Advocacy Protection Center. 

Mecklenburg County Judge Casey M. Viser sentenced Adams to an active prison term of between 25 and 35 years.

Adams pleaded guilty Tuesday to 15 counts of sexual offense with a child and eight counts of indecent liberties with a child. 

Adams will also be required to register as a sex offender and enroll in satellite-based monitoring for the rest of his life. 

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