Westchester County high school baseball coach charged with sex crimes

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
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30-year-old Robert Pope worked with the Mount Vernon High School's varsity team.

MOUNT VERNON, New York (WABC) -- Investigators in Westchester County charged a volunteer baseball coach with child sex crimes.

Robert Pope, 30, worked with the Mount Vernon High School's varsity team.

Prosecutors charged him with coercion and enticement of a 16-year-old to engage in sexual contact on multiple occasions.

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Investigators want any additional victims to contact them at "1-800-CALL-FBI."

If convicted, Pope faces a minimum of 10 years in prison and a possible life sentence.

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