The Abington Police Department announced Bruce Beatty was arraigned for sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl in Abington. On June 29, 2018, the Abington Police Department took the report of a sexual assault from the minor.
The victim reported that she was assaulted numerous times for the last two years by her mother’s boyfriend. During the investigation the suspect was identified as Bruce Beatty, a 49 year old male from Philadelphia. The assaults occurred in the victim’s home and the mother was unaware the assaults were occurring.
On August 20, 2018, Abington Police issued a warrant for Bruce Beatty for allegedly committing involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and related charges. On August 23, Beatty turned himself into the Abington Township Police Department. Beatty was arraigned before District Justice John Kessler. His bail was set $50,000.00 cash. He is currently in the Montgomery County Correctional Facility.