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Crosby auto dealer charged with sexual assault

Melartin, 51, owner of Keating Chevrolet in Crosby, and assistant accused of sexual contact with 16-year-old female employee

Posted: Thursday, January 3, 2013 12:00 am

A Crosby auto dealership owner is facing charges in relation to alleged sexual offenses against a 16-year-old girl who worked at his business.

Court documents indicate that 51-year-old Riku Pekka Melartin was charged Dec. 20 with sexual assault of a child 14-17 years of age and with indecency with a child. Melartin was not in custody Wednesday afternoon. When arrested he will be held without bond, according to court records.

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