Rocky Grove Man Arrested In Rape Case

April 22, 2013
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An 18 year-old Rocky Grove man was arrested Friday on sexual assault charges brought against him by a 12 year-old girl.

Police say Jesse Whetzel was charged with three counts, including the rape of a child.

Whetzel is accused of an attack on a young girl who had been part of an ice skating party in mid-January.  The incident allegedly occurred at a residence on Fox Street in Rocky Grove.

After his arraignment, Whetzel was lodged in the Venango County Jail with bail set at $15,000.

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