Bail Reduction Denied For Oil City Man Charged In 2003 Sex Assault

May 24, 2013
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A bail reduction request for an Oil City man charged in the sexual assault of a young girl ten years ago was denied at the man’s preliminary hearing Wednesday.

39 year-old Thomas Kahle is charged with molesting a girl who may have been just shy of her sixth birthday in the spring of 2003.  He was bound over for court Wednesday on charges of aggravated indecent assault on a child, indecent assault on a person under 13, corruption of a minor, and unlawful contact with a minor.

Following his arraignment earlier this month, Kahle had been lodged in the Venango County Jail on $75,000 bond.  He was denied Wednesday in a request to have his bond lowered to $5,000.

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