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Accused molester, 59, held in local jail

A man has admitted to molesting three 14-year-old girls while at a Halloween haunt in Fort Wayne, according to court documents.

Ramon Cervantes, 59, was charged Monday with child molesting and three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.

In October, Cervantes took the three girls to the Haunted Cave at 4410 Arden Drive, and during their visit, he touched them inappropriately, court documents stated.

One of the girls told police that Cervantes had molested her once when she was 10 years old, court documents stated.

Cervantes, of the 4300 block of Winter Street, was being held at the Allen County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bail.