A 45-year-old Scottsbluff man is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl and 15-year-old girl 17 years ago.

Ignacio Mendoza, 45, of Scottsbluff, has been charged with three counts of first-degree sexual assault, a Class II felony, in Scotts Bluff County Court.

Court documents indicate that charges involve two women, now 26 and now 32, and occurred during February 2003 to June 2003.

Mendoza had been arrested on a warrant issued on Feb. 13. Warrants in the document are sealed until the preliminary hearing, according to court documents.

Bond in the case has been set at $250,000. Mendoza appeared for arraignment on Feb. 14 and is next scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 20 for a preliminary hearing. ​

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