Huron man arrested on multiple charges, including sex acts with a child under 10

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A man is now behind bars, facing several felony charges, which include sex acts with a child under 10, according to the Fresno County Sheriff's Office.

Detectives arrested Armando Pena, 29 after they received reports regarding three young children who have recently suffered sexual abuse.

The children identified Pena as the man responsible for committing the crimes against them, according to detectives.

Deputies were able to arrest Pena near the intersections of Lassen and 10th Street in Huron on January 9th.

He is currently in the Fresno County Jail and his bail has been set at $1.215 million.

Detectives say Pena was out on Post Release Community Supervision, which is part of AB 109. He was released from prison in August of 2017, where he had been serving time robbery / auto theft convictions.

Detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify other possible victims. If anyone in the community has more information about Armando Pena, please contact Sergeant Jeff Kertson at (559) 600-8144 or the Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (559) 600-3111. You may reference case number 18-307.

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