Indecent assault incident probed
State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a indecent assault incident and an arrest of a Schuylkill County man in connection with the incident.
Troopers said a 14-year-old female from Tower City reported that she was allegedly inappropriately touched by Christopher Romberger, 26, also of Tower City. The incident occurred in a wooded area behind N. Bellas St., in Tower City, between 8 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 7.
Troopers said a warrant was obtained for Romberger's arrest on Tuesday, April 10, and he was taken into custody at his residence without incident. Troopers said Romberger is a registered sexual offender.
He was arraigned before District Judge Carol Pankake, of Tremont, on charges of conduct relating to sex offenders, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent exposure, corruption of minors, indecent assault, and open lewdness. He was committed to the county prison in Pottsville in lieu of $10,000 bail.
The investigation into the incident is continuing, troopers said.