Man Accused Of Sexual Assault On Three-Year-Old Girl

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PITTSTON -- A man from New York City faces child sex charges in Luzerne County.

Michael Roman, 57, was arraigned Thursday morning at a magistrate's office in Plains Township.

He's accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl.

Police in Pittston said Roman performed sex acts on the child inside an apartment Sunday morning.

According to court papers, when a friend of the victim's mother confronted Roman, he threatened to stab her.

Roman is locked up in Luzerne County.