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Police investigate report of sexual assault at Mercer prison

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The alleged sexual assault happened between 2014 and 2015

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MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) – Police in Mercer County are investigating after allegations of sexual misconduct at a prison in Mercer.

According to a police report, a 42-year-old man from Dubois, Pa., told state police that while he was incarcerated at SCI Mercer between 2014 and 2015 he engaged in sexual conduct with a state employee there.

The allegations are under investigation for the offense of institutional sexual assault, according to the report.

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