Bridgeport man accused of sexually assaulting 2 children

Police say 39-year-old Jose Cardenas was arrested this morning.

Police say 39-year-old Jose Cardenas was arrested this morning. (9/23/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Police in Norwalk say a Bridgeport man is being held on a $500,000 bond this afternoon for allegedly sexually assaulting two children a decade ago.

Police say 39-year-old Jose Cardenas was arrested this morning.

Investigators say they began investigating Cardenas in May after receiving a tip that he had assaulted the victims in 2006.

Cardenas is charged with four counts of sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Max Antoine, 33, was shot and killed early 1 Family urges Stamford man's killer to surrender to police
A massive fire destroyed a home at 48 2 Fire destroys Gordon Avenue home in Briarcliff Manor
Video: Survivors reflect on Holocaust Remembrance Day 3 Video: Survivors reflect on Holocaust Remembrance Day
News 12 Long Island's Doug Geed takes a 4 Tasty Tuesday: Fresh spring ingredients
Steven Matz, of East Setauket, brought his family 5 LI native Steven Matz takes mound in Game 4

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE