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Good morning. You are in Colorado, correct?
Thank you. Since this is a sexual assault and likely going to be filed as a felony, there is a 10 year statute of limitation.
Yes, it could still be prosecuted, if they are going to charge this as a felony. It would have been 5 years since it occurred, so the State could have grounds to proceed. The victim could still report this and the matter can be investigated.
Yes. It is the sexual assault which makes it the 10 years, since it is a sex crime.
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