Police seek man accused of indecently assaulting a child

Gerald N. Gearhart (Silver Spring Township Police)

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Police are looking for a Cumberland County man who’s accused of molesting a child.

Gerald N. Gearhart, 52, is charged with aggravated indecent assault of a child, aggravated assault of a child less than 13 years old, corruption of minors, indecent assault, simple assault and harassment, according to court records.

According to the criminal complaint, Gearhart indecently touched an 11-year-old girl and threatened to hurt her if she told anyone. The girl told authorities that when she asked Gearhart to stop, he slapped her head and hit her arms with a frying pan.

Anyone with information on Gearhart’s whereabouts is asked to call the police department at 717-697-0607 or 717-238-9676.

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