Man sentenced in child sex assault case

A 42 year old Scotts Bluff County man originally charged with the third degree sexual assault of a ten year old girl was sentenced in Scotts Bluff County District Court Tuesday on a lesser 1sd degree misdemeanor charge of sexual assault without consent.

Anthony Arrellano was accused of inappropriately touching the child in her home. Court document indicate the child told a Nebraska State Patrol investigator the latest incident happened in February, and that it would usually occur while the victim's mother was working and her siblings were not in the room.

Authorities were alerted by a concerned citizen whose daughter played with the victim.

Arrellano was sentenced to serve one year on the charge with credit for 172 days served.

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