Aston man accused of sexually assaulting 7-year-old girl

Aston, Pa. (WTXF) Authorities say an Aston man is accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

According to authorities, Matthew Maffei, 41, of Aston Township, was arrested and is now in prison for allegedly sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl at her home in Middletown, Delaware.

Police say Maffei allegedly assaulted the child at her home and took naked photographs of the victim with his cell phone which he later copied to a flash drive storage drive. According to investigators, Maffei is facing 225 counts of possession of child pornography and criminal use of a communications facility. Police say he is also charged with the sexual abuse of children, all felonies of the third degree.

Matthew Maffei was remanded to the Delaware County prison after he failed to post $250,000 cash bail. He was ordered to have no contact with victim or any other minors and no internet use.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 24.