Hands Off: Newspaper Writer Accused of inappropriately Touching 14-Year-Old Girl

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(WOIO) - A writer with the Akron Beacon Journal is accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl.

54-year-old Bill Lilley is charged with sexual imposition.

Springfield Township police say Lilley was the girls softball instructor at Massarelli Baseball School in Akron.

According to the police report, Lilley rubbed the victim's thighs, groped her buttocks, kissed her cheeks and neck and told her he loved her. This alleged abuse happened on several different occasions.

He also allegedly had her sit on his lap two times while they were alone.

Lilley is due in court on June 22nd.

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