Police: Chico man sexually assaulted 10-year-old in 2014

Apr 24, 2015 8:08 PM by David McVicker

A man is in custody Thursday facing accusations that he sexually assaulted a minor back in 2014.

Jacob Mark Duenas, 36, is charged with continuous sexual assault of minor. Chico Police detectives interviewed the 10-year-old victim, who has not been identified, who reported that the victim as assaulted on numerous occasions by the suspect.

Detectives worked with the Butte County Child Services Division on the investigation, the results of which were determined to be true and credible. Detectives also found more evidence to strengthen the case.

Detectives located the suspect in North Chico Thursday and was arrested without incident. Duenas is being held without bail in Butte County Jail.


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