Thorpe man facing assault counts
A Jim Thorpe man is facing charges of indecent assault and corruption of minors filed by Lehighton police.
Frederick Baker, 26, of 602 Center Ave., has been charged with two counts each of indecent assault and corruption of minors for alleged incidents in the borough.
Police said on June 25 they received a complaint from the father of two girls, ages 7 and 8, that they reported to him that Baker had touched them inappropriately.
The investigation revealed the acts occurred on numerous occasions over the last two years, police said.