Police: Man indecently assaulted girls, 6 and 7

LEWISTOWN – A 50-year-old Lewistown man was arrested Wednesday for the alleged indecent assault of two young girls, ages 6 and 7, Lewistown Police Department reports.

Police said John F. Mead is charged with corruption of minors, indecent exposure and indecent assault on a person younger than 13 years old for an alleged incident that took place earlier this month.

Mead was arraigned through Magisterial District Judge Jack Miller’s office and placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 248-6716.