A Glendora man pleaded not guilty to charges of child molesting and sexual battery Monday after being accused of inappropriately touching his 17-year-old neighbor, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Patrick Adam Nelson, 41, allegedly touched the girl’s breasts and rear while giving her a back rub on July 8, prosecutors said in a news release. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance on Oct. 23.
If convicted, Nelson faces a maximum possible sentence of one year in jail.
The case is still being investigated by the Glendora Police Department. No other details were released by the DA’s office.