Thirty-five-year-old Sean Anthony of Minersville is in Schuylkill County Prison after being arrested for having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl in September.
Anthony was arrested on Oct. 23 by Minersville police. Bail was set at $50,000.
The girl initially went to Pottsville police. During the investigation police learned that the victim was taken to Minersville by Anthony, so Minersville Police were contacted.
The crime occurred on September 12 or 13, according to police.
Minersville Police Chief Mike Combs said, when questioned, Anthony told police he was aware the victim was 14 and confessed to having sex with her.
Anthony, who lives in the 300 block of Lewis Street in Minersviile, is charged with statutory sex assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors.