Freeport man charged with sexually assaulting 8-year-old at campgrounds

By Amanda Klein | December 11, 2018

Freeport police alleged in court papers Tuesday that a 68-year-old man sexually assaulted an 8-year-old child at numerous locations throughout Western Pennsylvania over a 13-month period.

Charles M. Brezinski, of Freeport allegedly assaulted the child from July 2017 through August 2018 while he was involved in a relationship with one of the child’s relative.

Police alleged in a criminal complaint that Brezinski assaulted the child at several campgrounds located in Westmoreland, Fayette, Cambria and Erie counties.

Brezinski is charged with five felonies, including indecent assault and endangering the welfare of a child, and a misdemeanor count of indecent exposure.

He is in the Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of posting a $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear for a Jan. 19 preliminary hearing before District Judge Cheryl Peck Yakopec.

Amanda Klein can be contacted at amanda.klein@grantstreetnews.com

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