Man Heading To Trial For Corruption Of Minors

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SCRANTON — A man accused of child sex crimes in Lackawanna County is likely headed to trial.

A preliminary hearing was held Monday for Dennis Zehel, 38, of Scranton.

Police claim he forced a young girl to take her clothes off while he watched.

Investigators say it happened several times, dating back to last year.

Zehel was arrested in March and charged with corruption of minors and attempted sexual assault in Lackawanna County.