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Louisville, KY (WDRB) -- A 17-year-old Louisville girl who was sexually assaulted will not face charges herself for going online to reveal the names of two teens who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting her.
Monday afternoon, attorneys for the boys announced they withdrew contempt charges against her. WDRB is not identifying the girl because she is a juvenile and a sexual assault victim.
That girl says she was frustrated by what she feels is a lenient plea bargain. She posted on Twitter that she was not going to protect people who made her life a "living Hell" and tweeted the boys' names.
The boys' attorneys initially asked a judge to hold the girl in contempt for violating the confidentiality of a juvenile hearing. But Monday afternoon, the boy's attorneys say they withdrew the motion. Kentucky law states in juvenile proceedings, information about anyone under the age of 18 is confidential.
More than 62,000 people signed an online petition asking Kentucky District Court to side in her favor. A Facebook page supporting the girl says the two teens will be sentenced next month.
It says the judge, however can choose or reject which punishment the boys will get from the proposed agreement.