An American Fork man pleaded guilty Friday in 4th District Court to sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony.

Ralph Steven Adams, 23, 278 W. 400 North, was originally charged with a first-degree felony, but the charge was reduced in exchange for the guilty plea.The charge stems from a March 8 incident, in which Adams was accused of fondling a 3-year-old girl. Adult Probation and Parole will conduct a presentence investigation and Adams will be sentenced on Jan. 11 by Judge Boyd L. Park.