The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 20, 2013

Wedding guest charged in molestations

By Evamarie Socha
The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — A Michigan man faces charges in Union County for allegedly sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy during a visit in Lewisburg for a wedding in September.

Christopher Bryan Robbins, 30, of Lansing, Mich., has been charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, aggravated indecent assault of a child and two counts of criminal attempt to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, all felonies of the first degree.

He also is charged with indecent assault of a person younger than 13, a misdemeanor.  

Robbins was arraigned by District Judge Leo S. Armbruster, of Lewisburg, on Wednesday. His criminal docket indicates he initially was placed in the Union County Jail but was freed Thursday on $150,000 bail.

Detective Elizabeth Reust, of the Lansing Police Department, contacted the Buffalo Valley Regional police about the incident and sent them a copy of the police report and two computer discs with three videotaped interviews, according to an affidavit filed by Buffalo Valley officers.

Lansing police received the initial complaint Oct. 29 from the mother of the two victims. The alleged incidents occurred Sept. 2 at a hotel.