Man gets five years for hurting baby

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By Jenny Hartley

A Lancaster man was sentenced to five years in prison after he was charged last year with injuring a 1-month-old child.

William Joseph Burdick pleaded guilty in general sessions court Wednesday to inflicting great bodily injury upon a child, 6th Circuit Solicitor Doug Barfield said.

Burdick was charged by the Lancaster Police Department last August with inflicting injury on the child and failure to register as a sex offender.

Judge Brooks Goldsmith also sentenced Burdick to 90 days on the sex-offender charge.

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