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Avondale PD arrests man who allegedly sexually assaulted minor

(Avondale PD)

PHOENIX — The Avondale Police Department on Thursday arrested a 31-year-old man who is accused of sexually assaulting a minor at a park last week.

Juan Carlos Granados was charged with three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and booked into the Maricopa County Jail.

According to police, Granados approached the juvenile victim at around 2:30 p.m. on April 17 while walking in the area of Donnie Hale Park near 108th Avenue and Pima Street.

Granados then committed a sexual act against the victim and left the scene on foot in an unknown direction, police said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, either 5-foot-7 or 5-foot-8, “chubby,” with short brown hair and a receding hair line.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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