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Man From Schuylkill County Charged With Child Sex Abuse

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PINE GROVE — A man from Schuylkill County was arrested after State Police said he sent numerous nude pictures of himself, and other lewd messages, to a 16-year-old girl from his cellphone.

John Schaeffer, 31,  of Pine Grove was arrested on Friday.

State Police said Schaeffer also attempted to have the girl send nude pictures of herself to him.

Investigators say the alleged crimes happened at a home in Swatara Township in Lebanon County back in November of last year.

Schaeffer was charged with sexual abuse of a minor, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and obscene and other sexual materials and performances.

Schaeffer is locked up in Lebanon County prison on $50,000 bail.