Uniontown man convicted in indecent assault
A Uniontown man was convicted of indecent assault on Thursday following a jury trial.
A jury returned the guilty verdict against David DeWayne Walters, 34, in a trial before Senior Judge Gerald Solomon.
The victim, now 16, testified she was 10 years old when Walters touched her inappropriately at a South Union residence. The girl testified that Walters also forced her to fondle him.
Walters testified the accusations were false.
Sentencing is set for April 11 before Solomon.
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