Police: Man raped girl in northern York County
A man faces numerous charges after police say he sexually assaulted a girl in Warrington Township for a period of six years.
James Ashton Albright, 56, of no fixed address, had sex with the girl starting when she was 12 years old, according to state police.
Albright is charged with child rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person younger than 16, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, unlawful contact with a minor, sexual assault, statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors, indecent assault of someone younger than 13 and indecent assault of a person younger than 16.
Allegations: The victim told police on Aug. 15 that Albright started having sex with her when she was 12 and continued for six years until she stopped having sex with him in July 2017, according to court documents.
Police say when she told him she wouldn't have sex with him, he became angry and threatened to commit suicide.
The victim showed police text messages between her and Albright that were "sexual in nature," and police say they corroborated her accusations.
Court documents state that Albright had given the girl marijuana since July 2016.
Police tried to interview Albright multiple times, but they were not successful.
Charges were filed against Albright on Friday, Aug. 25, and Albright was arraigned on them Thursday, Aug. 31, online court records state.
He was remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $250,000 bail.
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