Malvern School District employee accused of sexual assault on minors

(KATV) A Malvern School District employee was arrested October 25 for sexual assault 1st degree. Don McDaniel ,73, posted the $50,000 bond and has been released from the Hot Springs jail.

Lt. Doroteo DelaCruz with the Malvern Police Department says the Malvern School District made a report with the Child Abuse Hotline, alleging an employee had possible inappropriate contact with a child.

On October 19, the Crimes Against Children Division of the Arkansas State Police (ASP) was contacted. Through a joint investigation, of the Malvern Police Department and the ASP Crimes Against Children Division, evidence was discovered to support the completion of a Probable Cause Affidavit.

Police tell Channel Seven that Malvern School District Employee, Don McDaniel ,73, had inappropriate contact with three children under the age of 12. He was arrested, but was released after posting bond.

Channel Seven's Roger Susanin is in Malvern and will have details coming up on Live at 5 & 6.