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Local Man Facing Sexual Assault Charges

By: Trina Orlando
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(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Jail)

(Photo Credit: Westmoreland County Jail)

MOUNT PLEASANT (KDKA) – Mount Pleasant Police have arrested a man who they say was having sex with a minor for several years.

Eugene Koontz, 44, is facing multiple felony charges including aggravated indecent assault of a child, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child and statutory sexual assault.

According to police, the victim is currently 17-years-old, but was only 11 at the time this began.

Police initiated their investigation after Koontz confessed what had been happening to a person who notified police.

Koontz is being held in the Westmoreland County Jail unable to post $50,000 straight cash bond.

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