New Britain police have arrested a local man who is accused of sexually assaulting two children.
Police arrested 57-year-old Pedro Torres, of New Britain, Monday after investigating two separate sexual assault complaints made against him.
One incident was reported in July and the second incident stems from several years ago, according to police. They said the victims in both cases, a boy and a girl, were 8 years old at the time.
Torres was charged with sexual assault in the first degree and risk of injury to children in one case and sexual assault in the first degree, three counts of sexual assault in the fourth degree, and four counts of risk of injury to children in the second case.