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MUSCATINE — A Muscatine teenager was sentenced to prison Thursday for sexually abusing a child.

Payton Scott Young, 17, is accused of having sexual intercourse with a female child under the age of 12 at a residence on W. 2nd St., according to the criminal complaint.

Young was sentenced to an indeterminate prison term of not to exceed 10 years, and then will be required to serve the remainder of his life on supervised release. He will also be required to register as a sex offender, according to Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren.

Sarah Ritter

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