Kevin Peschen, a coach and President of the Levittown Lions. was arrested by Falls Twp. Police yesterday,November 1 2013 and charged with indecent assault of a victim under 13, rape of a child and related charges. The alleged sexual assaults occurred years ago when she was 11 years old. They are alleged to have continued for at least two years.
Police said that Peshen became friends with the girls family and hired her for babysitting. He would talk with her and that escalated to texting, police said. Peschen is alleged to have raped the 11 year old girl at least twice during sleepovers, when the girl was babysitting or playing with Peschen's own children.
The girl,now17 years old confided in her boyfriend about the assaults. He then encouraged her to contact the police. They set up a sting where the girl called Peshen and he is alleged to have admitted the assaults and apologized for them. The call was recorded by police.
Peschen is President of the Levittown Lions Athletic Association. His name still appears on the masthead on their website. That link is at the start of this story. Police are concerned that there might be more victims out there. Peshen had access to children and their addresses and cellphones. If any one has children who had any contact with him through the Levittown Lions or any other way, you are urged by police talk with your children to determine if indeed there are any other victims.
Peschen was held on a million dollars bail. he was arrested wearing a Levittown Lions sweatshirt during his arraignment. Peschen had no comment as he was led to Bucks County Prison.
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