Somerset County resident Mark Swope, Jr. has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl over a period of four months in 2019. He faces dozens of counts in relation to the case. Earlier this month, a 16-year old student at Somerset Area High School told a school official she had been assaulted at her home in Somerset Borough between March and July of 2019. He is being housed at the Somerset County Prison on $125,000 bail. He has a preliminary hearing next week.