BENTONVILLE, AR (KNWA) - A probable cause affidavit from Bentonville Police offers more details in the investigation of a man suspected of raping a 5-year-old girl at school.
According to the report, released Friday, Ali M. Matar, Jr. was alone in the library with the child while she played a computer game on Wednesday, May 14th. During an interview at Children's Advocacy Center, she said he "tickled her" inappropriately and hugged her.
When investigators spoke to Matar, 21, he initially told police he had touched her under her clothes accidentally but later said he was "curious" and put his hand inside her shorts, penetrating her.
Bond has been set for Matar at $75,000 and his next court date is scheduled for June 23.
BENTONVILLE, AR (KNWA) - A Bentonville School District employee has been accused of raping a child while working at an elementary school.
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