Ice cream man accused of molesting 6-year-old girl

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Deputies in Manatee County have arrested an ice cream man who allegedly molested a young girl.

Sunday, investigators say, Bernardo Salinas sold ice cream from his cart to the 6-year-old girl from his neighborhood, then sexually assaulted her at his home on 59th Avenue Circle East.

Salinas, 56, faces a charge of capital sexual battery.

Deputies say anyone else with information on this case is asked to call 941-747-3011, ext. 1911.