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Man Sexually Assaulted Teen at Riding Stables: Police

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    Connecticut State Police
    Michael Sobieniak is accused of sexually assaulting a teen at riding stables in Killingly.

    A Brooklyn, Connecticut man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teen who worked for him at riding stables in Killingly several years ago.

    Police arrested Michael F. Sobieniak, 41, of Brooklyn, after investigating allegations that he sexually assaulted a teen who worked for him at Valley View Riding Stables, at 91 Lake Road in Killingly.

    The victim, who is now 22, told police she started taking riding lessons at the stable when she was 13 years-old, She then started working for Sobieniak to pay for riding time and their relationship became sexual, she told police.

    She went on to say they had intercourse from when she was living and working at the stables from the time she was 13 to the time she was 15, according to police.

    Detectives investigated and have charged Sobieniak with three counts of second-degree sexual assault, three counts of illegal sexual contact with a minor and risk of injury.

    He was held on $100,000 bond and brought to Danielson Superior Court to be arraigned today.

    It's not clear if he has an attorney.