Lewistown man arrested for McClure sex assault


MCCLURE – Police say a sexual assault in McClure last month has led to criminal charges against a man from Mifflin County. Middleburg police investigated the incident in McClure in July, when they say a woman was sexually assaulted. She was attacked by a man in the home to install an emergency alert system.


Police say they arrested is 37-year-old John Welty of Lewistown, he is charged with kidnapping, criminal trespass, false imprisonment, and five other related charges.  He was arraigned and jailed in the Snyder County Prison, $100,000 bail.   Police say they were notified about the possible sexual assault, by a caretaker for the victim.

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