Bangor Councilwoman Stephanie Merlo resigns
She's accused of sexually assaulting teen girl
A councilwoman in Bangor, Northampton County, has resigned amid allegations she sexually assaulted a teenage girl.
Stephanie Merlo submitted a written resignation during Monday night's Bangor Borough Council meeting.
She was not in attendance at the meeting. and no details of the resignation letter were provided.
The 29-year-old Merlo was arrested in December for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl she met while coaching volleyball at Pius X High School in Roseto.
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