August 05, 2016
A Montgomery County gymnastics instructor was charged Friday with sexually assaulting a girl multiple times over three years.
Daniel Jacob Erb, 33, of Hatboro, was charged with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, endangering the welfare of a child, indecent assault, unlawful contact with a minor and related charges.
Erb allegedly sexually assaulted the girl multiple times when she was between the ages of eight and 11 in Lancaster, York and Montgomery counties, according to a police criminal complaint.
Erb trained children at several gyms across the Philadelphia area, NBC10.com reported.
Last summer, Erb joined the Newtown Athletic Club in Bucks County as a summer gymnastics instructor after training for nearly 10 years in York County.
Erb is being held at Montgomery County Correctional Facility on $500,000 cash bail. Magisterial District Judge Paul N. Leo also ordered Erb not have any contact with minors. A preliminary hearing was set for Aug. 18 at 8:30 a.m.
Upper Moreland Township Police Detective Francis Gallagher asks anyone with additional information regarding the alleged sexual assaults or knowledge of any other potential victims to call 215-657-4700.