Police: Police: Chester man arrested for sexual assault of minors

Irvin Saunders was arraigned, and bail was set at $500,000.
CHESTER, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Chester police have arrested a man for sexually abusing two children over several years.

Irvin Saunders, 68, is charged with rape of a child, aggravated indecent assault, corruption of minors, involuntary deviate sexual assault, indecent assault, and other related charges.

According to police, two juvenile female family members, 11 and 8 years of age, reported being sexually assaulted multiple times by Saunders over the course of two years.

Saunders was arraigned, and bail was set at $500,000.

He has been transported to Delaware County Prison ahead of his preliminary hearing on February 22.


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