PD: Mesa man arrested for sexually abusing minor

Posted at 9:06 PM, Sep 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-26 00:06:12-04

The Mesa Police Department arrested a 22-year-old man on Thursday after officials believe he had sexual contact with a minor.  

According to police, Orlando Ortega was reported for inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl on Wednesday.

Police said the victim was taken to the Mesa Family Advocacy Center for a forensic interview. 

Mesa Police then arrested Ortega on Thursday after he confessed to inappropriate sexual behavior, police said. A warrant was served for the suspect's biological sample.

Ortega was arrested and faces three counts of sexual conduct with a minor and one count of sexual abuse.