Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Teen Boy in Forest County

| August 1, 2017

FOREST CO., Pa. (EYT) – An 18-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulted a 14-year-old boy at a location in Howe Township, Forest County.

According to court documents, criminal charges were filed against 18-year-old Zymire Levi Wilson, of Springdale, Pa.

According to a criminal complaint filed by Marienville-based State Police Trooper Watters, the victim was in a bathroom stall when Zymire Wilson came in and began touching the victim’s genitals.

The complaint states that “the victim pushed Wilson away and asked him what he was doing. The victim reported that Wilson then went behind him and pulled down his shorts exposing himself.”

According to the complaint, the victim then tried to get up and leave, and Wilson allegedly pulled him back down onto his lap, touching the victim’s buttocks with his genitals.

Based on the investigation, Wilson was arraigned at 9:30 a.m. on July 25 in front of District Judge Daniel Miller on the following charges:

– Corruption of Minors – Defendant Age 18 or Above, Felony 3
– Corruption of Minors, Misdemeanor 1
– Indecent Assault Without Consult of Other, Misdemeanor 2

Unable to post $15,000.00 monetary bail, Wilson was lodged in the Warren County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 1, with Judge Miller presiding.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Some details were omitted from this article to help protect the identity of the victim.


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