Springdale Man Arrested, Accused Of Raping 9-Year-Old Girl

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Edwin Aguilar-Portillo (Courtesy: Washington County Detention Center)

SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- A Springdale man was arrested Tuesday (May 12) after police said he raped a nine-year-old girl.

Edwin Aguilar-Portillo, 36, is being held at the Washington County Detention Center on $15,000 bond and is facing a rape charge, according to the jail records. His first court appearance is scheduled for May 15.

Aguilar-Portillo was at a gathering at a Springdale home on May 10 where he and the victim were alone in a room for 30 minutes, according to an arrest report from Springdale Police. The victim told investigators that’s when the suspect touched her inappropriately under her clothes, the report states.

A forensic nurse performed a medical exam on the victim on May 11, and investigators served a search warrant on Aguilar-Portillo’s home on May 12, according to the report. The suspect first admitted to police that he touched the victim outside her clothes, then admitted to putting his hands underneath them, the report states.