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Bangor Councilwoman Stephanie Merlo resigns

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jan 06 2014 09:08:22 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 07 2014 05:04:44 AM CST

A councilwoman in Bangor, Northampton County has resigned amid allegations she sexually assaulted a teenage girl.

BANGOR BOROUGH, Pa. -

A councilwoman in Bangor, Northampton County, has resigned amid allegations she sexually assaulted a teenage girl.

Stephanie Merlo submitted a written resignation during Monday night's Bangor Borough Council meeting.

She was not in attendance at the meeting. and no details of the resignation letter were provided.

The 29-year-old Merlo was arrested in December for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl she met while coaching volleyball at Pius X High School in Roseto.