Man accused of sex assault of teen in Mercer County in 2005

Local News

Police said Wheaton provided alcohol to the teen before sexually assaulting her

Police lights on during an emergency.

Credit: Images_By_Kenny/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

PERRY TWP., Pa. (WKBN) – A Jackson Center man is facing charges, accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Mercer County.

Tom Wheaton, 45, is charged with indecent assault following an investigation of the incident in 2005.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, Wheaton provided alcohol to the victim before sexually assaulting her in Perry Township.

Police said Wheaton is charged, though the investigating is ongoing.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on WKBN.com