Jerry Sandusky’s son arrested for child sexual assault

BELLEFONTE, PA - AUGUST 12:  Jerry Sandusky enters the Centre County Courthouse to appeal his child sex abuse conviction on August 12, 2016 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Sandusky was facing a prison sentence for his conviction in June, 2012 on 45 counts of child sexual abuse, including while he was the defensive coordinator for the Penn State college football team. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania State Police officers have arrested Jeffrey Sandusky, the son of former Penn State football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, on charges of sexual assault of a child, according to WKRN.

Jeffrey Sandusky was arraigned on charges Monday afternoon in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania State Police started looking into Sandusky in November 2016 after a child claimed to have received text messages from Sandusky, which included requests of naked photographs. The child's father was alerted about the explicit photographs and reported them to police.

Jeffrey Sandusky was dating the child's mother at the time and lived in the household for about five years. 

A criminal complaint shows that a second child was also abused dating back to 2013.

Bail was set at $200,000 and Sandusky has been prohobited from any contact with minors. 

Jerry Sandusky was convicted in 2012 of 45 counts of molestation and sentenced to 30–60 years in prison.

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