MASSILLON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A 57-year-old former Massillon man faces up to a reported 43 years in prison for sexually assaulting three young girls in Massillon.

Thomas Ackerman pleaded guilty to rape charges on Thursday.

He’ll be sentenced later.

The victims reported to be ages 8 to 14 were assaulted between 2011 and 2016.