A Towamencin man accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl waives his preliminary hearing and now will stand trial for numerous incidents of molestation, according to the victim and the suspect’s wife.
Police say, on March 29th, a woman walked into a room in their Towamencin Township home and allegedly saw her husband, 69-year-old, Joseph Grasso inappropriately touching the 13-year-old. Grasso, according to a statement made by his wife, grabbed a steak knife and put it to his throat, threatening to hurt himself. Despite the thereat, the woman left the home and took the girl to the Towamencin Township Police Department. The girl recounted several other incidents to police how Grasso had molested her. Grasso was arrested on April 1st. He’s being held on 99,000 bail at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. Grasso faces a long list of charges. The victim told police that Grasso told her not to tell anyone what he did to her. The relationship between the 13 year-old girl to Grasso and his wife is not known.