Springdale Man Arrested in Sexual Assault Case


SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) – A Springdale man is behind bars after a girl came forward and accused him of inappropriately touching her, police say. 

Springdale police say when they confronted 29-year-old Ben Belmar about the accusations, he admitted to laying in bed with a sleeping minor, reaching in her pants and touching her buttocks.

Belmar was booked into the Washington County Jail for second-degree sexual assault.

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