Adams County man arrested for child sex assaults

ABBOTTSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – An Abbottstown man is in Adams County Prison on charges he raped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy.

State police say 75-year-old Robert Francis Obrien assaulted the youth over a 17-month period at a number of locations, beginning in December 2015.

Obrien has a preliminary hearing scheduled for next week. He’s being held on $50,000 bail.

A state police investigation continues. Anyone with information can contact the Gettysburg barracks at 717-334-8111.

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