A southeast Iowa man is in custody accused of multiple sexual assaults.
Ottumwa Police say 35-year-old Armando Leyva was arrested after five female victims reported being sexually assaulted by the same suspect. Officers carried out a search warrant at Leyva’s apartment in Ottumwa on Friday. He’s now facing charges that include first-degree kidnapping, second and third degree sexual abuse, and assault with intent to commit sex abuse.
Leyva is being held in the Wapello County Jail on a $157,000 cash only bond.