David Manuel -- Alleged Child Molester -- on Prepubescent Victim: She Was "Talking Dirty" to Me
There's a reason 45-year-old alleged pederast David Manuel molested three girls ages 3, 6, and 8: he says one of them was "talking dirty" to him.
Manuel of Casa Grande got popped last week for molesting the three girls over what police later determined was several months.
The three girls each told police Manuel molested them as they played in his trailer in the Las Casitas Trailer Park at 5201 South Chui Chu Road between May and December of last year.
The girls, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, were allowed to play at Manuel's trailer because he was a friend of their parents.
Following his arrest, Manuel told cops the "dirty" talk by a prepubescent girl "excited" him, which is why he touched the young girls.
But guess what -- he's sorry.
"I was sorry, I was stupid, and I feel really bad for what I did to them," Manuel told police.
Manuel was booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center on five counts of child molestation. He's being held without bond.
The PCSO suspects there's a good chance that there could be additional victims. If your think Manuel could have victimized your kid, call the PCSO at 520-866-5111.
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