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Liberty man sentenced to 4 life sentences, 231 years in prison for sexually assaulting kids

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LIBERTY, Mo. -- A man clay county authorities called the "Cookie Monster" is going to prison.

Lawrence Browning, 69, was known to children in his liberty neighborhood as “the Cookie Man” because he would give them treats when they would visit. But, prosecutors say he sexually assaulted some of those kids.

A judge Friday sentenced the 69-year-old to four life sentences, plus 231 years in prison.