Cops: Valpo man sexually assaulted teen

2014-02-24T20:00:00Z 2014-02-24T21:22:49Z Cops: Valpo man sexually assaulted teenTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 24, 2014 8:00 pm  • 

UNION TOWNSHIP | A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday and is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, authorities said. 

David Erdelles, of Valparaiso, faces a sexual misconduct charge and is expected to be formally charged Tuesday, according to the Porter County Sheriff's Department. 

A 14-year-old girl told Union Township School officials Monday that she was sexually assaulted Saturday night while she slept over a friend's house, the Porter County Sheriff's Department said. Sgt. Larry LaFlower, spokesman for the sheriff's department, said the girl was sleeping when the assault happened.   

A school resource officer contacted deputies who were able to track down Erdelles for questioning. He was arrested Monday and is being held until charges can be formally filed.

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