Broward Sheriffs Office

Hollywood Man Accused of Sex Battery on Girl, 6

A Hollywood man is accused of sexual battery on a 6-year-old girl while he was working as a maintenance man at her home.

Nathan Valentin, 27, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of sexual battery on a victim under 12, according to a Broward Sheriff's Office arrest report.

He appeared in court Thursday where he was ordered held without bond. He was represented by a public attorney and said he hadn't hired a private lawyer.

According to the report, the alleged assault happened back in October 2014 when Valentin was working as a maintenance man at the girl's residence.

The girl told detectives she was sexually assaulted by Valentin while her grandmother was home but was sleeping. The report said the girl told police Valentin forced her to perform sexual acts.

Court records showed the charges were filed in December 2015.

It isn't Valentin's first brush with the law. In 2007, he was arrested for kidnapping a child in Pembroke Pines.

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