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Man who found victim online gets year in jail for sex assault

September 19, 2011 | 12:17 pm

Photo: Alan Paul Wurtzel. Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5 A 67-year-old Los Angeles man will serve a year in jail and be required to register as a sex offender after pleading no contest to sexually assaulting a woman he met on the Match.com dating website.

Alan Wurtzel drove the woman home on their second date and followed her into her home, where he held her down and forcibly assaulted her, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

Wutzel pleaded no contest Monday to a count of felony sexual battery by restraint, Robison said. Judge Barbara Johnson also ordered him to register as a sex offender and undergo a year of counseling, she said.

The victim was not in court for the sentencing, Robison said.

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Photo: Alan Paul Wurtzel. Credit: KTLA News.

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