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Sandy man accused of sexually abusing 8-year-old boy

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A Sandy man is accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy at a mobile home park.

Clackamas County deputies arrested Richard Smith, 52, on charges including first-degree sexual abuse and sodomy. According to jail records, the arrest was made on June 18. 

Investigators said Smith sexually abused the boy while living at the Big Foot Mobile Home Park in the unincorporated area of Sandy. 

Smith has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of abusing that boy, along with another child. He was arraigned on Wednesday. 

Deputies believe there may be additional victims.

If you know anything about this case or the suspect, call the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office tip line at 503-723-4949 or go to http://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/forms/tip.html.

One of Smith's family members told FOX 12 the allegations being made against him are false.

Smith's trial is set to begin on Aug. 13, investigators said. His bail is set at $500,000.

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