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Region 8 man accused of sexual assault with 2 juveniles

Michael A. Hart       Provided by: Baxter County Sheriff's Department Michael A. Hart Provided by: Baxter County Sheriff's Department

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (KAIT) - A 20-year-old Mountain Home man is behind bars charged with 2 counts of sexual assault in the 1st degree involving two female juveniles.

According to The Baxter County Sheriff's Department, Michael Hart is accused of having sex with a 13 and 14-year-old juveniles over the past 9 months.

Police say a school resource officer was approached by friends of one of the victims. While being interviewed by police, the 14-year-old female said she & the accused had consensual intercourse multiple times over the past 9 months.

Police also questioned Hart, who admitted to having sexual relations with the 14-year-old, and also admitted to a consensual sexual relation with a 13-year-old.

Hart was arrested and is in the Baxter County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond. Hart is scheduled to appear in a Baxter County Circuit Court on Thursday the 12th.

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