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Myerstown man accused of sexually assaulting teen in Berks

A Lebanon County man has been charged in the sexual assault of a teenager at an abandoned cabin in Berks County.

Michael Picard, 22, of Myerstown, is facing several charges, including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, statutory sexual assault, and aggravated indecent assault.

The incident took place in Bethel Township in 2015, when the alleged victim was 14 years old, authorities said.

Police said Picard told them the girl asked him to stop during the assault, but he ignored her.

Picard is free on $75,000 bail.


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