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Norwalk Man Charged With Sexually Abusing 10-Year-Old

Mario Morales-Garcia, 37, was charged with sexually abusing a 10-year-old, according to Norwalk police.
Mario Morales-Garcia, 37, was charged with sexually abusing a 10-year-old, according to Norwalk police. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department

NORWALK, Conn. -- A Norwalk man was arrested Tuesday after police said he sexually abused a 10-year-old child.

Mario Morales-Garcia, 37, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor. He was held on $100,000 bond and went to court Wednesday.

Police received a report of the sexual abuse on July 26 after the 10-year-old disclosed the pattern of sexual abuse to a family member, according to police. Detective Tim Marquis of the Special Victims Unit led the investigation.

Following the investigation, a warrant was issued for Morales-Garcia's arrest on Tuesday.

Police took Morales-Garcia into custody at around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at a location on Chestnut Street.

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