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Templeton man accused of having sex with child multiple times

A Templeton man is being held in the Armstrong County Jail after police say he had sexual contact with a child on multiple occasions over the course of more than a year.

Brent Allen Nulph, 52, of the 300 block of River Hill Road, is charged with felony counts of statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviant sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault and related misdemeanor charges.

Nulph was arraigned Thursday before District Judge James Andring.

According to court documents, Nulph, beginning in May 2016 and through last September, met and occasionally had sexual contact with the victim.

Police say that Nulph and the victim met on an internet dating site and that the victim told Nulph their age before they ever met in person.

Nulph is being held in the Armstrong County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 bond and ahead of a preliminary hearing scheduled for Tuesday before District Judge Kevin Lee McCausland.

Matthew Medsger is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-226-4675, [email protected] or via Twitter @matthew_medsger.


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