Man Charged with Sexual Assault


LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A Luzerne County man is charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a boy over a nearly two and a half year period.

Police, Saturday, announcing the arrest of 53-year-old Teddy Newton.  They say Newton began assaulting the boy in December 2014 when the child was just 10-years-old.

Investigators claim the abuse continued up until last weekend on Easter Sunday.

Newton is jailed on $300,000 bail while awaiting a hearing scheduled for May 3rd.

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