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      Man accused of beating 12-year-old faces new charge

      Scott Miles

      A registered sex offender is facing more charges in the wake of the brutal beating of a 12-year-old boy.

      O nondaga County Sheriff's deputies say Scott Miles, 35, of North Syracuse, is now charged with failing to notify the state of changes to his internet accounts. Miles is a level three sex offender.

      I nvestigators found out he had a new Facebook account last month. The boy he is accused of beating spotted his profile picture online.

      P olice say Miles attacked the boy while he was sleeping in his Mattydale home, last fall. The boy was critically injured, but is recovering.

      M iles is facing several charges in that case, including assault.

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