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Man Facing Child Sex Charges


A man from Lycoming County is locked up Wednesday after allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

State police charged Sylvester Shoemaker, 41, of Hughesville with indecent sexual assault of a minor.  Troopers said Shoemaker gave the victim alcohol and had sex with her earlier this year.

State police said the victim was 15 years old at the time of the incident.

Shoemaker is locked up in Lycoming County jail.