TribLIVE

| News

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Ross dentist accused in sexual assault at his home

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

By Megan Henney
Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 11:45 a.m.
 

A Ross dentist is accused of sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman at his home, police said Wednesday.

Ross police arrested Bruce Lanke, 56, after the woman reported that Lanke attacked her Saturday. Ross police Detective Brian Kohlhepp said the woman is not a patient of Lanke's.

Lanke admitted to police that he assaulted the woman while she was asleep, according to a criminal complaint. His lawyer, Kevin Abramovitz, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Lanke is charged with one count of involuntary sexual deviate intercourse, two counts of aggravated indecent assault and two counts of indecent assault, according to court documents.

Lanke was released from Allegheny County Jail on $15,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is set for June 11.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. LaBar: Best next opponent for Brock Lesnar
  2. Pirates notebook: Burnett continues to progress, amps up to 95-pitch simulated game
  3. Steelers trade punter Wing to Giants for pick
  4. Philly DA won’t fire Fina, two others for porn emails
  5. Variations in women’s clothing sizes cause frustration
  6. Custom Choo’s can be yours to choose
  7. Tree falls into house in Hempfield, injuring person
  8. Pitt forward Maia sidelined indefinitely with thumb injury
  9. State lawmaker proposes increasing cost of state fishing licenses
  10. The history behind women’s sizing ‘standards’
  11. 4-year-old transplant recipient Angelo Giorno dies, hospital says