Montgomery County GOP Chair Bob Kerns resigns amid reports of a sexual assault

Published: 4:18 PM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 6:03 AM EST Nov 15, 2013

The head of the Republican party in Montgomery County has resigned amid sexual assault allegations.

The Montgomery County GOP released a statement Thursday saying Robert Kerns resigned.

Multiple sources tell our partner station WPVI the resignation has to do with a sexual assault allegation against Kerns.

A source tells 69 News it may have happened in King of Prussia.

According to the Montgomery County GOP's website, Kerns is married with three children.

The Montgomery County Republican Committee says it will follow its bylaws to select a new party chair.