Halifax man jailed for rape of teen

A Halifax man has been jailed on allegations he raped a borough teenager in May.

State police in Lykens said they charged 20-year-old Wesley Orion Stetler with rape, unlawful contact with a minor, unlawful restraint, false imprisonment, corruption of minors, simple assault and indecent assault.

The alleged incident involving a 17-year-old girl reportedly occurred between the night of May 9 and the early hours of May 10 by the Susquehanna River at N. Front and Market streets, police said.

Stetler was arraigned on the charges Wednesday and committed to Dauphin County Prison on $25,000 bail.


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