Don McDaniel, 73, charged with rape and sexual assault. (Photo: Malvern Police Department)
MALVERN, Ark. (KTHV) - A Malvern School District employee was arrested Thursday as a result to a sexual assault investigation.
According to police, the Malvern School District reported to the Child Abuse Hotline that Don McDaniel, 73, had alleged inappropriate contact with a child. Their investigation found that he allegedly had inappropriate contact with three children under the age of 12.
Police say McDaniel was arrested and charged with rape and first degree sexual assault. He was being held on a $50,000 cash or professional bond at the Hot Spring County Jail. He has since made bond and was released.
According to the district's website, McDaniel is a bus driver.