Report: Possible 9th victim in Penn State-Sandusky child sex abuse case

Former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky is escorted in handcuffs to a waiting police car in Bellefonte, Pa., Nov. 5, 2011.
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(CBS/KDKA/AP) MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. - According to state police criminal investigators, another potential victim has emerged in the child sexual abuse case involving Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator.

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KDKA reports that Lt. David Young, leader of the criminal investigation unit at his station, said Tuesday that the possible new victim reached out to the department on Sunday after seeing the media coverage of the scandal.

The Patriot-News of Harrisburg first reported on this latest possible accuser. The nerwspaper said the man is in his 20's and had met Sandusky through his charity, The Second Mile. The alleged incident occurred about a decade ago, but he reportedly said he had never told his parents or authorities until now.

Lt. Young did not give details of what the man said happened between him and the retired coach, who faces 40 counts ranging from statutory rape to inappropriate touching.

Sandusky was indicted on charges of sexually abusing eight boys over 15 years.  He's due in court for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

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