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INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – An Aliquippa man has been charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Beaver County.

According to state police, the assaults took place between May 6 and Dec. 11, 2017 in Independence Township.

State police say they were notified of a possible sexual assault earlier this month and interviewed 19-year-old James Real Coe III, of Aliquppa.

Coe admitted to having sex with the victim.

Coe is facing a number of charges, including statutory sexual assault and unlawful contact with a minor.