Lancaster man gets up to 20 years for sexually abusing girl

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A Lancaster man will serve up to two decades in prison for sexually assaulting a girl more than 10 years ago.

Judge Howard Knisely ordered Andrew Frantz to serve an 8-to-20-year prison term.

In February, a jury convicted Frantz of statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.

According to court documents, Frantz, 33, abused the girl between 2003 and 2005, beginning when she was 14.It happened at a Lancaster city home.

In court, Frantz gave an apology and asked Judge Knisely to consider his children while ordering a sentence.

Judge Knisely agreed with Assistant District Attorney Karen Mansfield who said Frantz never took responsibility for the crimes or shown sincere remorse.

Frantz was also ordered to register under Megan’s Law for the rest of his life.




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