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Friday, July 19, 2013

Man Jailed for Sexually Assaulting Teen

An Emporium man is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

21-year-old Anthony Eckenroad allegedly assaulted the girl three times between the end of June and Wednesday in the borough. Police sent out a Be On the Lookout alert Thursday evening, and Eckenroad was found a few hours later in St. Marys.

He is charged three counts each of statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, sexual assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors, and one count of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse. He’s being held in Jefferson County Jail.

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