Pennsylvania man suspected of sexual assault after police found him living with 12 girls.
Police in Pennsylvania North of Philadelphia have arrested a 51-year-old man Lee Kaplan on Thursday. The police said that girls living with Kaplan in his house at the age of 6 months to 18 years.
Kaplan was accused of sexual assault, child molestation, indecent assault aggravated indecent assault and unlawful contact with a minor, said the judicial police in Bucks County.
The parents of 18-year-old children, Daniel and Savilla, Stoltzfus charged with endangering the welfare of children. So Daniel Stoltzfus charged with criminal conspiracy and sexual assault. Kaplan, Daniel and Savilla, Stoltzfus transferred to a correctional facility, according to the court.
Neighbors reported to social services, suspecting something was wrong. Neighbor Jen Betz told CNN that contacted the authorities several times.
"I was thinking, why a man who is much older than this number of children, all in blue dresses. I knew something was wrong."
Photo Kaplan appears with grey hair and unkempt beard. He is the owner of Precision Machine Company Kaplan. Other neighbors said that girls did not go to school, and they were seldom allowed on the street.
sections: World News, Accidents, Accidents