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Clearfield County Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl


CLEARFIELD – A Clearfield County man has been arrested and jailed, accused of sexually assaulting a four-year-old.

According to court documents, 38-year-old Jerry Lefort Jr of Clearfield is facing three felony charges for the alleged attack. When Clearfield Regional Police went to Lefort’s residence Wednesday to take him into custody, the suspect was reportedly found hiding in a small closet.

Following his arraignment, Lefort was taken to the Clearfield County Jail with his bail set at $250,000.

Lefort’s preliminary hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.