Tenn. man arrested in assault on Chester County woman

CALN TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- A Tennessee man is now facing criminal charges in Chester County for allegedly assaulting a young woman.

Fifty-two-year-old John Jerdon was arrested in late December and extradited to our area Tuesday.

Authorities accuse Jerdon of inappropriately touching a female victim on several occasions in Caln Township, dating back to 1999.

They say Jerdon knew his victim prior to the incidents.

Jerdon remains behind bars on $10,000 bail.
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