A Yellville man is behind bars after admitting to raping a four-year-old girl in Cotter. Sixty-year-old Michael Allen Davis also admitted to law enforcement to raping two other victims in Marion County.
According to the probable cause affidavit by the Cotter Police Department, officers responded to a residence in Cotter April 22 after a woman walked into her home and observed Davis in the bathroom performing a sexual act with the victim. Davis ran from the residence when the mother arrived and fled the scene in his vehicle. The victim’s mother told police he was baby sitting the girl.
During an interview with investigators April 29, Davis admitted to raping the victim on at least two occasions. He also admitted to raping two other victims in Marion County. Marion County authorities are continuing to investigate the two cases in their jurisdiction.
Davis is being held in the Baxter County Detention Center on a quarter of a million dollar bond.
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