Lans­dale man ac­cused of sex­ual as­sault

North Penn Life - - News - By Bradley Sch­legel bschlegel@jour­nalregis­ter. com

A Lans­dale man ac­cused of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing a girl for more than six years faces mul­ti­ple charges, in­clud­ing rape of a child and sex­ual as­sault.

Ti­mothy ma­trick Du­ni­gan fs, 19, of the TMM block of Columbia Av­enue, has been charged with four counts each of rape by the threat of force, rape of a child, statu­tory sex­ual as­sault, in­vol­un­tary de­vi­ate sex­ual in­ter­course with a child, in­vol­un­tary de­vi­ate sex­ual in­ter­course with the threat of forcible com­pul­sion, sex­ual as­sault, ag­gra­vated in­de­cent as­sault of a child and in­de­cent as­sault of a per­son less than 1P years old, and one count of ter- ror­is­tic threats, ac­cord­ing to in­for­ma­tion posted on menn­syl­va­nia’s rni­fied gu­di­cial Web por­tal.

The girl — cur­rently 15 years old — told au­thor­i­ties in lcto­ber that she had been sex­u­ally as­saulted by the de­fen­dant on sev­eral oc­ca­sions, ac­cord­ing to the af­fi­davit of prob­a­ble cause filed at the court of District gudge earold Borek.

The af­fi­davit stated that the in­ci­dents oc­curred be­tween the sum­mer of 2MM6 and lcto­ber of this year.

The doc­u­ment stated that the vic­tim told au­thor­i­ties that the as­saults be­gan when she was 8 or 9 years old and in fourth grade.

The af­fi­davit also stated the girl told au­thor­i­ties Du­ni­gan forced her to play “Doc­tor,” and that she was forced to per­form oral sex on him.

Ac­cord­ing to court pa­pers, Du­ni­gan threat­ened to break both her arms so she couldn’t do any­thing to stop him, as well as threat­ened that the as­saults “would get worse” if she did any­thing to stop the al­leged in­ci­dents.

fn­ter­viewed by au­thor­i­ties, Du­ni­gan said the re­la­tion­ship started dur­ing the sum­mer af­ter he was in sixth grade, ac­cord­ing to court pa­pers.

Du­ni­gan — who was ar­raigned by Borek kov. 2P, ac­cord­ing to the ju­di­cial web­site — is free af­ter post­ing $5,MMM bail, ac­cord­ing to the judge’s of­fice.

A pre­lim­i­nary hear­ing in the case be­fore Borek is sched­uled for gan. 1M, 2M1P at 2:PM p.m., ac­cord­ing to the judge’s staff.

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