Man Sentenced For Sexual Assault On A 12 Year-Old Girl

October 9, 2013
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A Rocky Grove man has been sentenced to up to two years in the Venango County Jail for the sexual assault of a 12 year-old girl.

18 year-old Jesse Whetzel was also ordered to serve three years probation.

Whetzel entered a guilty plea to a charge of statutory sexual assault by a person 4-to-8 years older than the victim, in exchange for the dismissal of other charges.

He was accused in an incident in which he allegedly molested a girl who was part of a Rocky Grove skating party.  Police said the incident occurred in January at a residence on Fox Street.

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