Abington Township Police Department makes arrest in July 2019 indecent assault of a child

The Abington Township Police Department has announced the arrest of 18-year-old Joseph Corneilous Richardson of Philadelphia for Indecent Assault of a Child. He was arrested on February 6th.

From the notice:

The victim reported that in July of 2019 Richardson, who was known to the victim’s family, sexually assaulted her in her home located in Abington Township. An investigation followed which led to an arrest warrant for the following charges: rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, statutory sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault of a child, indecent assault on a child under 13, unlawful contact with a minor, corruption of minors and related charges.

Richardson was arraigned before Magisterial Justice Elizabeth McHugh Casey, is being held on $50,000 cash bail, and was transported to the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.