Man sentenced for child sex assault in church

Blake Cole (Photo/Montgomery Co. Jail)
Blake Cole (Photo/Montgomery Co. Jail)

HARRISON TWP., Ohio (WDTN) – A man who sexually assaulted a child inside a local church is going to prison.

Blake Cole was arrested in April of last year.

A Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy was working security at the church and told police he caught Cole sexually assaulting a child at the Harrison Township church.

Cole was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life.

He will also have to register as a tier 3 sex offender every 90 days for the rest of his life. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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