On The Record
Sexual assault. Police have charged a 23-year-old Tidioute man with statutory sexual assault after he allegedly was involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl between June 6 and June 13. Pennsylvania State Police said the victim’s mother reported that her daughter and Jeffrey Richard Strain, Jr., had been talking on social media sites. The mother reported that she found messages she believed indicated the two were involved in a physical relationship, police said. Strain was charged with two counts of felony statutory sexual assault, two counts of felony aggravated indecent assault, two county of felony corruption of minors, and two counts of indecent assault, arraigned before District Justice Glenn Carlson, and taken to Warren County jail after failing to post $30,000 bail.