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Vandergrift man accused of child rape

Chuck Biedka
The sign at District Judge Cheryl Peck Yakopec’s office in Allegheny Township.

A phone call to the Childline abuse hotline led to sexual assault charges filed against a Vandergrift man, according to police arrest papers.

Eric Jermain Emory, 32, of Holland street, is accused of sexually assaulting a Westmoreland County girl starting when she was in kindergarten.

He is is charged with rape of a child, and two related charges. He was arraigned on March 15.

Emory is free on unsecured bond pending a preliminary hearing scheduled for April 30.

Efforts were unsuccessful to contact him by phone and Facebook.

An attorney for Emory wasn’t listed Tuesday on his court papers.

Chuck Biedka is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chuck at 724-226-4711, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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