Hanover Township juvenile allegedly raped other children

By Patrick Kernan - [email protected]

HANOVER TWP. — A Hanover Township teen was arrested Tuesday for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with several younger children.

Hanover Township Police say they conducted an investigation into allegations that a 14-year-old male had inappropriate sexual contact with the children over the past few years.

When the investigation concluded, Hanover Township Police and the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office petitioned the juvenile to Juvenile Court on charges of rape of a child and “numerous” related offenses, according to a news release from the police department.


By Patrick Kernan

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Reach Patrick Kernan at 570-991-6386 or on Twitter @PatKernan

Reach Patrick Kernan at 570-991-6386 or on Twitter @PatKernan