Transcript for 18-Year-Old Sentenced to Probation for Sexually Assaulting 2 Classmates in April
We turned out of Massachusetts at a judge's ruling drawing outrage tonight an eighteen year old former high school athlete sentenced to probation. Accused of sexually assaulting two classmates at a party the judge saying the teenagers should not be branded for life as a sex offender. Here's ABC's Lindsay Janice now. Tonight's it Massachusetts teenager David Becker charged with sexually assaulting two of his former classmates is free. After a judge sentenced him to two years' probation. Prosecutors had been asking for a sentence of two years in prison. 2 female students told police that they were at a house party with the star athlete in April. They said they'd been drinking and had gone to sleep both claim they woke up at different times to Becker's sexually assaulting them. According to police reports that Becker told investigators that when one of the girls didn't protest he assumed it was okay and he denied having any physical contact with the other alleged victim Becker's lawyer arguing the eighteen year old had no criminal record. Digg community service and deserve to go to college I don't think. He or his lawyer could have hoped for a better outcome it comes just months after the outrage over the Stanford rape case. Where former swimmer Brock turner found guilty of assaulting an unconscious woman. Was given just six months in jail. David in the Massachusetts case as long as backers successfully completes his probation he does not have to register as a sex offender and he won't have a record. David mintier thanks to.
This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.