Indecent assault of minor alleged

WELLSBORO – Dale Thomas Cleveland, 76, of 34 W. Country Living Park allegedly assaulted a 15-year-old female on May 18 while she was visiting her father in Delmar Township.

Police said Cleveland had gone to the man’s home, followed the girl into the kitchen and fondled her, telling her: “Don’t tell anyone.”

The victim later told her mother, police said.

Cleveland was charged with indecent assault and is scheduled for a Sept. 2 preliminary hearing in front of District Judge Robert L. Repard.