Sandusky’s 9th Alleged Victim Contacts Police

Another young man, who says former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky sexually abused him as a boy, has come forward

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    Monday, November 7th, 2011

    A state police criminal investigator says another potential victim has contacted authorities in the child sexual abuse investigation of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.

    Lt. David Young, who commands the criminal investigation section at the Montoursville-based station, said Tuesday the man, now an adult, contacted the department on Sunday after seeing media accounts of Sandusky's arrest.

    Young says investigators took a statement from him and forwarded it to the Rockview station.

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    The new victim was first reported by The Patriot-News of Harrisburg, which said the man is in his 20s, knew Sandusky from The Second Mile charity and had never told his parents or authorities about the alleged incidents from about a decade ago.

    Young isn't releasing details about what the man claims occurred, but a grand jury report give graphic descriptions of allegations against Sandusky with one 10-year-old boy in particular in 2002.

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    At a news conference in Harrisburg on Monday, Attorney General Linda Kelly and state police Commissioner Frank Noonan urged any additional victims, or anyone with information that might help their investigation, to contact police.

    Sandusky, 67, has maintained his innocence, his lawyer said in the wake of charges that include subjecting children to sex acts in the football team's showers on campus. Authorities say eight children were victimized over 15 years, including two whose identities have not been determined.