Midland Man Behind Bars Accused of Molesting 10-Year-Old Girl

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man is behind bars after being accused of molesting a 10-year old girl.

54-year old Mario Hernandez is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.

Earlier this month, the victim told officials that when Hernandez was living with them, he would abuse her while her mom was not around.

According to an affidavit, she also said he had recently been kicked out.

Hernandez faces up to 99 years in prison if convicted.