Lowellville man charged with sexual contact with child

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Mahoning County grand jury indicted a Lowellville man Thursday, charging that he had sexual contact with a child, according to a grand jury report.

The jury indicted Kenneth Mercer, 42, on six charges of gross sexual imposition.

According to a grand jury report, investigators believe that Mercer had sexual contact with a child in Mahoning County on six separate occasions between July 2010 and October 2014.

A representative of the prosecutor’s office did not immediately answer requests for more information.

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