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Coach arrested on rape allegations

Ricki Lee, a 51 year-old cycling coach from Perth, Australia, was arrested in Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania upon allegations of raping a 15 year-old girl according to television station WFMZ.

Lee, a coach of an Australian cycling team visiting the Lehigh Valley area and competing at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center while staying in nearby Kutztown, was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after turning himself in. He allegedly was introduced to his victim, not a member of the team, online and is being held in the Northampton County Prison on US$125,00 in bail.

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