Police: Man tried to bribe mother to not report sex abuse of children, arrested in Boston


Police in Boston have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting two minors in Lancaster.

According to Lancaster police, a nine-year-old girl reported on February 8, 2018 that Ansy Gaston, 30, committed various sex acts against her in the Fall of 2017 and again on February 7, 2018.

There was another four-year-old victim. Gaston allegedly exposed himself to both victims, and touched their faces with his genitals, according to police.

The victim's mother reported that she received text messages from Gaston offering her money if she refrained from contacting law enforcement.

A criminal complaint was filed against Gaston and he was charged with corruption of minors, indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor, indecent exposure, intimidation of witnesses or victims and criminal attempt- indecent assault.

Police arrived as Gaston's last known address, but he was not there. After receiving information that Gaston would be traveling to Boston via public transit on February 9, authorities contact Boston Transit Police, who arrested him upon arrival.

Gaston is currently being held in Massachusetts awaiting extradition to Pennsylvania.

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