Miami Police Arrest 67-Year-Old School Bus Driver On Allegations Of Child Sexual Assault

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Posted: May 20, 2022

Authorities have arrested a school bus driver who they allege sexually assaulted a seven-year-old girl.

Local10.com reports that authorities arrested 67-year-old Marcelo Ortega on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion that he sexually assaulted the child including inappropriately touching her, kissing her on the lips, and exposing himself to her.

According to Miami Police Department spokesperson Officer Kenia Fallat, authorities were alerted to the alleged sexual assault after the girl told her sister about the allegations.

The report says that authorities arrested Ortega and have charged him with various crimes including lewd and lascivious molestation on a minor, lewd and lascivious conduct on a child, and lewd and lascivious exhibition on a child.

Police are looking for any potential additional victims.

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