Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Man breaks in PA. home and assaults teen, also charged for assault on 6yr old.

Milton man faces new sexual assault charges

MILTON — A Milton man charged with allegedly taking sexually explicit photos of a 16-year-old girl now faces charges that claim he also assaulted a 6-year-old girl.

On Thursday, police withdrew charges against Thomas B. Flynn, of 362 Wall St., and filed a new array of charges.

Flynn was arraigned before District Judge William Kear of Milton on charges of photographing a sexual act with a child, unlawful contact with a minor, aggravated indecent assault, burglary, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse by force and indecent assault of a child younger than 13.

Kear reportedly raised Flynn’s original bail from $75,000 to $150,000 and placed him in Northumberland County Prison, Sunbury.

Police were called to Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg, on Sunday where the 16-year-old was being treated.

Flynn allegedly entered her home at around 3 a.m. Sunday and took photos using a cell phone camera of the 16-year-old while she pretended to be sleeping. The girl reportedly told police Flynn allegedly pulled down her pajama bottoms as he took photos. Police said they found the photos saved on his camera.

After filing the initial charges against Flynn, police later discovered he allegedly assaulted the 6-year-old by placing one of his hands in her pajama bottoms.

A preliminary hearing has been set for March 6.

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