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In the prosecution of the defendant for taking indecent liberties with a female under sixteen years of age, testimony respecting the features of the house and neighborhood where the offense occurred as narrated by the complaining witness to her mother was objected to as hearsay; and testimony of a second child as to advances made by the defendant in the same vicinity was objected to as putting in issue his character. Held, that the mother's testimony as to the statements, made to her by the child soon after the offense, were competent to show that the child had knowledge; and that the testimony of the second child was admissible because it tended to identify the defendant as a person present in the neighborhood at the time of the offense. Bridges v. State, 247 Wis. 352, 19 N.W. (2d) 529 (1945).
EVIDENCE--HEARSAY AND CIRCUMSTANTIAL--INFANT AS WITNESS--INDECENT LIBERTIES,
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