94-Year-Old Man Accused Of Sexual Assault

| by Kathryn Schroeder
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A 94-year-old man from Denver has been accused of sexually assaulting a 73-year-old woman.

Robert C. Lehnert allegedly assaulted the elderly woman on Jan. 6 in her home, The Denver Post reported.

He and the victim are considered to be acquaintances.

Lehnert faces two counts of sexual assault. He was released on a $50,000 bond and is due back in court on Feb. 5 for a formal advisement of the charges against him.

If Lehnert is found guilty, he may be sentenced to anywhere between 4 to 48 years in prison per sexual assault, if they are classified as felonies, according to Colorado’s rape and sexual assault laws, as compiled by FindLaw.

Sources: The Denver Post, FindLaw / Photo credit: The Denver Post