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Palmyra man accused of having unlawful contact with minor

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Thomas Fidler Sr.

Thomas Fidler Sr.

PALMYRA, Pa.–A 67-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in Palmyra after police said he had unlawful sexual contact with a minor.

Thomas James Fidler Sr., of Palmyra, is charged with unlawful contact with a minor, endangering the welfare of children, corruption of minors, indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age and criminal attempt indecent assault. He was arraigned and taken to the Lebanon County Correctional Facility in lieu of $100,000 bail.

The charges against Fidler were filed as the result  of an investigation police conducted after receiving a report in February 2016.

The alleged incident occurred in January 2012, according to online court documents.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 16.