Springdale Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

SPRINGDALE - A 64-year-old Springdale man is accused of sexually assaulting two underage girls.

According to police, Mario Balmaceda-Sotelo groped an 11 and 14-year-old on multiple occasions. Detectives say he admitted to the assaults during an interview, and said he was sorry for what he'd done.

He faces three counts of second degree sexual assault and is being held in the Washington County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

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