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Police Make Upsetting Discovery Inside Home Of Man Living With 12 Young Girls

A Lower Southampton, Pennsylvania, man faces charges of sexual assault against an underage girl who was allegedly gifted to him by her parents.

The former Amish couple were experiencing a financial hardship and went to 52-year-old Lee Kaplan for help, police said, the Bucks County Courier Times reports. They then gave him their 14-year-old daughter.

The girl, now 18, told police that Kaplan is the father of her two children, ages 6 months and 3 years. When police were called to Kaplan’s home because of a complaint made by neighbor Jen Bets about the health and welfare of the children living there, they found 12 girls inside, ranging in age from 6 months to 18 years old. Read the full story here ▶