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Palmyra man accused of sexual assault of 14 year old girl

A Palmyra, Lebanon County man faces multiple charges involving the sexual assault of a 14 year old girl. Shawn Matthew Bechtel, is alleged to have assaulted the victim multiple times between June, 2013 and the first of this year.

Charges against Bechtel include Statutory Sexual Assault, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Sexual Abuse of Children, Indecent Assault and Corruption of Minors.

Following arraignment Bechtel was sent to Lebanon County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail.