Sentencing of a Provo man who pleaded guilty Friday to sexual abuse of a child, a second-degree felony, has been set for April 7.

Paul E. Read, 26, made the plea in exchange for the dropping of a related charge of aggravated assault.The charges stem from a Jan. 12 incident in which Read allegedly grabbed the buttocks of a 13-year-old girl in a north Orem department store and then assaulted the girl's mother.

Fourth District Judge Cullen Y. Christensen ordered Adult Probation and Parole to conduct a presentence report. Read faces a maximum fine of $10,000 and a possible prison sentence of one to 15 years.