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Assistant McQueary takes stand in Sandusky case

6:01 AM, Jun 13, 2012   |    comments
Mike McQueary (left), now an assistant coach at Penn State, was the graduate student that told then-head coach Joe Paterno about the possible case of child rape he said he witnessed in 2002. (AP Photo)
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BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary has told jurors at Jerry Sandusky's sex abuse trial about seeing the former coach with a boy in a campus shower.

It's the second time McQueary has testified publicly about his 2001 encounter in the Penn State football building. He also testified at a preliminary hearing for two Penn State administrators.

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McQueary says Sandusky was standing close behind a boy who was propped up against a wall. He says the boy appeared to be about 10 to 12 years old.

He says he closed a locker loudly "in an attempt to say 'someone's here, break it up.'" He says he then called his father.

Earlier, an 18-year-old accuser identified as Victim 1 described repeated instances of abuse during sleepovers at Sandusky's home.

Sandusky is on trial for 52 counts involving 10 boys over a 15-year span.

(Associated Press)

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