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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 46-year-old Owatonna man pleaded guilty Friday morning to one count of making child pornography.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Michael Sherman admitted to coercing an underage girl and boy into engaging in sexual activity.

Authorities found images and videos of the activity on Sherman’s computer and cell phone, according to the justice department.

The charge carries with it a mandatory minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, but Sherman could face up to 30 years. His sentencing is still pending.

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