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Fellow church member indicted for acts with girl


TIFFIN — A former layman at Bloomville United Methodist Church has been indicted by a Seneca County grand jury for kidnapping and gross sexual imposition.

Emanuel Lewis, 61, of New Washington, Ohio, is in the Seneca County jail in lieu of $500,000 bond, which was set Tuesday by Common Pleas Judge Steve Shuff.

The indictment alleges Mr. Lewis had sexual contact March 28 with a 12-year-old girl who was a member of the church.

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