Tulsa police: 9-year-old girl reports babysitter, Daniel Mendoza, for sexual assault over 2 years

TULSA - A Tulsa man is in jail after a young girl reported him for raping her over a span of two years.

Daniel Mendoza, 25, was booked into the Tulsa County Jail Monday on two counts of sexual abuse of a minor.

According to the police report, a 9-year-old girl told a family member Mendoza sexually assaulted her.  When officers spoke with the victim she said the abuse began when she was 7 years old.

Police say the victim told officers the assaults would take place when Mendoza babysat her at his home while her mother was at work.

According to the police report, the most recent assault occurred June 9.

Mendoza is being held without bond.  He's due in court June 18, according to jail records.

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