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Western NY

Guilty Plea From Former Owner of Pizza Shop

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A former owner of a local pizza shop pleaded guilty on Friday to a charge of criminal sexual act.

Taha Alashwal of Syracuse pleaded guilty to having a relationship with a 14-year-old boy through his business and taking him to a hotel in Henrietta. The boy was able to avoid Alashwal's sexual advances by stabbing him with a pen in the hotel room.

Alashwal will be sentenced in March, where he faces seven years in prison and 12 years of post-release supervision. He will also be required to register as a sex offender. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP