UPPER BERN TWP., Pa. -

A Berks County man is now facing charges after police say he molested a young girl.

State police say 59-year-old Ricky Wayne Thompson of Upper Bern Township touched the girl inappropriately several times over the past year.

They also say he warned her to keep quiet about the encounters.

Thompson is facing charges of indecent assault, witness intimidation and related offenses.