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Investigation: Sex abusers in Minn. child-care facilities often other children

A new investigation by the Star Tribune finds out of the 65 child sex abuse cases in Minnesota child-care facilities since 2007, most of the abuse was committed by older children in the day-care or by a son of the day-care provider, and not by the adult.
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A new investigation by the Star Tribune finds out of the 65 child sex abuse cases in Minnesota child-care facilities since 2007, most of the abuse was committed by older children in the day-care or by a son of the day-care provider, and not by the adult.

The Star Tribune's findings came from a review of hundreds of pages of state licensing records and law enforcement reports.

The newspaper's report follows a highly-publicized investigation into day-care deaths published this summer.

The Star Tribune report found that, like the day-care death investigation, the cases of the sex abuse were "much more common" in at-home day-cares as opposed to larger child-care facilities.

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