2 arrested in Mercer County for abuse of teen

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Bridget Coogle, Bobby McChesney,child endangering charges Mercer County, Pennsylvania

LAKE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WKBN) – Two people were arrested in Mercer County on child abuse charges.

According to police, the abuse happened between January and May of this year at a home on Poole Road.

Bobby McChesney, 51, is charged with two counts of indecent assault, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors. His bond was set at $25,000.

Bridget Coogle, 41, is charged with endangering the welfare of children. Her bond was set at $10,000.

According to a criminal complaint, McChesney groped the girl in the presence of her mother, who police say did not intervene.

Both suspects are scheduled for a preliminary hearing July 14.

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