Springfield man facing sex abuse charges

Diaz is being held in the Lane County Jail and is facing charges of sexual abuse and unlawful sexual penetration.

Posted: Jun 16, 2019 4:51 AM
Updated: Jun 16, 2019 6:23 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Police arrested 63-year-old Robert Diaz Saturday in connection to a sexual assault of a child.

Police said an investigation revealed the victim was attending a birthday gathering, along with numerous other people. They said at some point during the gathering, Diaz allegedly lured the girl to his car, which was parked at the residence.

Police said he allegedly offered her money for a Father’s Day present before the sexual assault occurred.

Police said the girl in the case is under 10-years-old and is not related to Diaz.

Diaz is being held in the Lane County Jail and is facing charges of sexual abuse and unlawful sexual penetration.

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