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York Co. couple charged with child sexual abuse

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April Jesse April Jesse

Police say a York County couple is facing 11 felony charges following a sexual assault investigation involving a child under the age of 16.

Stephen Jesse, 44, of the 1600 block of Westgate Drive in York is accused of sexually assaulting a girl less than 16 years of age multiple times between 2006 and 2010.

Jesse was arrested along with his wife, 40-year-old April Jesse, who currently lives in the 1300 block of East Market Street in York.

At the time of the incidents they shared a home in the 5600 block of Liecheys Church Road in Spring Grove. Police say April Jesse knew about the assaults and allowed them to occur.

They are facing several charges including involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 16, statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors.

April Jesse is also facing charges for endangering the welfare of a child.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information may contact police at 717-225-1333 ext. 115.

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