CANTON TOWNSHIP, BRADFORD COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Towanda police say after an investigation they arrested a man for statutory sexual assault, on Sunday.
According to the Towanda Crime Unit, between June 1 and June 25, they were investigating a statutory sexual assault, involving 22-year-old, Parker Petrowski, of Roaring Branch, and a 14-year-old female victim.
Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Towanda spoke with the victim who said the sexual acts occurred a total of three times. When PSP interviewed Petrowski, he also admitted to committing the sexual acts three times and said “It was stupid.”
Petrowski was seven years older than the victim when the statutory sexual acts occurred, as he was 22 and she was 14.
Police say Petrowski was taken into custody and arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Todd Carr where his bail was set at $10,000.
Petrowski is charged with three felony counts of statutory sexual assault, one felony count of corruption of minors-defendant age 18 or above, and three misdemeanor counts of corruption of minors.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, August 3 at 1:00 p.m. in front of Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Wilcox.