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Middletown man allegedly molested teenage girl on multiple occasions

Posted 9/5/18

A Middletown man has been charged with molesting a teenage girl on multiple occasions over a period of several months.

The investigation leading to borough police charging Kristofor Michael Rico, …

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Middletown man allegedly molested teenage girl on multiple occasions

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A Middletown man has been charged with molesting a teenage girl on multiple occasions over a period of several months.

The investigation leading to borough police charging Kristofor Michael Rico, 40, of the first block of North Union Street, followed a report police received March 20, from Dauphin County Protective Services for Children and Youth, according to arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

The report alleged Rico had molested the 14-year-old girl while she was in a hospital emergency room waiting for an inpatient health bed, according to arrest papers.

Subsequent interviews of the alleged victim at the Children’s Resource Center led to allegations that Rico molested the girl on a frequent basis from Nov. 21, 2016, through Jan. 21, 2017, according to arrest papers.

Rico at one point allegedly threatened the girl regarding the abuse, telling her “tell anyone and your family gets it,” according to police.

Rico was arraigned before Judy and charged with knowledge or intends to obstruct child abuse report or investigation, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors, and terroristic threats.

Bail was set at $50,000. However Rico was not listed as being in Dauphin County Prison. His preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 17 before Judy.