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Father and son accused of sexual assault

Submitted Fri, 05/10/2013 - 7:19am by Andy Alm

MERCER COUNTY -- Two Mercer men are facing charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 15 year old girl with Cerebral Palsy.  60 year old Christopher Atkinson and his son, 22 year old Aaron Atkinson, allegedly assaulted the girl several times over nearly three years starting in January of 2010.  State police in Mercer County say the two men were the girl’s caretakers at the time.  Authorities say the assaults took place at a residence on Jellison Lane in Lackawannock Township.

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