A York City man is accused of sexually assaulting three children whose ages ranged from 7 to 8 under a bridge in a city park.
Anton Lamar Carter, 32, of the first block of East Cottage Place is charged with three counts each of rape of a child, involuntary deviant intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault of a child under 13, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor, according to his charging documents.
He was arraigned Tuesday night and remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Carter has been in prison since May 29 because of a parole violation. He was on parole for a previous theft charge, a prison official said.
Alleged assaults: City police began investigating the alleged assaults in May when a 7-year-old victim told her grandmother that she was sexually assaulted by Carter in a park. The grandmother then called police.
The victim told police that she; two other girls, ages 7 and 8; an 11-year-old boy and Carter were in Memorial Park at East Boundary Avenue and Edgar Street when Carter took the three girls under a bridge, documents state.
The victim asked Carter what they were doing and Carter replied, You will see when I do it with the other girls, then its your turn, documents said.
The two girls had the victim pinky promise not to tell anyone what happened with Carter, according to documents.
The assaults allegedly happened on two other occasions, document state.
Witness: The 11-year-old boy was interviewed at the York County Advocacy Center and told authorities that he witnessed two other sexually assaults involving one of the two girls and Carter, documents state.
Carter is listed as a sexually violent predator on the states Megans Law website.
He was previously convicted of rape, statutory sexually assault, indecent assault without consent and corruption of minors, according to online court documents.
Carter was sentenced to five to 10 years in prison and ordered not to have contact with juvenile females, to undergo sexual offender and mental health evaluations and counseling and to register as a sex offender with state police, documents state.