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Anthony Walker appeals from his bench-trial conviction for a second-degree sexual offense in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. He now claims that under the Valonis line of cases, the circuit court failed to comply with the requirements of Maryland Rule 4-246, and therefore that he is entitled to a new trial. Mr. Walker also argues that the court abused its discretion when it limited the scope of his cross-examination of the victim. And finally, Mr. Walker claims that the evidence presented was not sufficient to sustain his conviction. We hold that Mr. Walker waived his Rule 4-246 challenge, find no merit in his latter two claims, and affirm.

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