ELLSWORTH — A Bucksport man has been sentenced to two years in jail after pleading guilty to sexually molesting a young girl.

Adam Scott was arrested in November 2010 after he reportedly was seen molesting a girl who was under age 12 at the time.

A Hancock County Superior Court judge this week sentenced the 28-year-old Scott to six years in prison with all but two years suspended after he pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful sexual contact. He faced a maximum of 10 years behind bars.

The Bangor Daily News reports that after release from jail, Scott will be on probation for eight years, when he will be prohibited from having any contact with his victim and her family as well as with children under age 16.

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