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Man accused of sexual assault against a child in Las Vegas, police say there may be more victims

Alleged abuse occurred from 2012-2016, police say
Posted at 5:07 PM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 20:43:45-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man is in jail, accused by Las Vegas police of sexually abusing a child from 2012-2016.

Police say there may be more victims.

64-year-old Allen Russell was arrested on Aug. 1. He faces 18 counts of sex assault against a child less than 14 and child abuse/neglect.

During the time of the incidents police say he lived near the area Spencer Street and Harmon Avenue, and near Mountain Vista Street and Harmon Avenue.

Anyone with any information, or anyone who believes they may have been a victim, is asked to contact police at 702-828-3421.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Russell is being held on $250,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court on September 5.