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Claysburg Man Jailed on Sexual Assault Charge


August 11, 2022

A Claysburg man is in jail after police said he sexually assaulted a woman he lives with.

Herbert L. Shank, 41, is facing felony charges of rape of an unconscious victim and sexual assault, as well as a misdemeanor count of indecent assault without consent for allegedly forcing himself on a sleeping woman.

According to charges filed by Greenfield Township police, on July 21, the female victim arrived at the police station to report that Shank had sexually assaulted her the previous week.

According to police, the victim said that on July 24, at around 5 a.m. while she was sleeping, Shank ent...

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