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Man arrested after child assaulted at Eastside Park in Fort Collins

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-13 15:06:37-04

An 11-year-old girl walking her dog in a park in Fort Collins was touched inappropriately and held for a short time, police said.

It happened Sunday at Eastside Park.

"The victim was able to get away and notified her family, who contacted police," Fort Collins Police Services said in a news release.

Officers said they arrested a suspect a short time later. Daniel Engilman, 58, was arrested on suspicion of sex assault on a child and false imprisonment.

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