HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - A Hollywood man is behind bars, accused of raping a 6-year-old girl in Lauderdale Lakes.

According to deputies, Nathan Valentin, 27, was working as a maintenance man at the girl’s home when this occurred.

An arrest report stated that the girl told investigators she was home with her grandmother, who was asleep, when Valentin forced the 6-year-old to perform oral sex on him. The girl also said that Valentin, whom she knew as “Nate” also kissed her on the lips and performed a sexual act on her privates.

According to deputies, this happened in October of 2015. Charges were eventually filed in December, and Valentin was arrested by police on Wednesday.

Valentin remains in jail. He will be charged with two counts of sexual assault on a minor.  He was ordered to be held without bond on Thursday.

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