Man Suspected of Child Sex Abuse in Iowa is Arrested in Utah

Man Suspected of Child Sex Abuse in Iowa is Arrested in Utah

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(KSL News) A man wanted for sexual assault of a child in Iowa has been arrested in Utah.

Police arrest 51-year-old Russell Blessman at a Heber City motel.

A motel worker says he saw several children going in and out of Blessman's room in the last couple of weeks.

Blessman is wanted in Iowa for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Police say he came to Utah four months ago.

Police are looking for any children who may have come in contact with Blessman.

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