Police: Del. man fondled girls he was babysitting

January 10, 2011 8:55:17 AM PST
Police say they have arrested a man who allegedly fondled two young girls he was babysitting on New Year's Eve.

Anthony Kennard, 38, of Dover, was arrested on charges of unlawful sexual contact.

Investigators say the girls, a seven-year-old and a 10-year-old, were being watched by Kennard on December 31st when he allegedly held the girls on the floor.

Police say Kennard then reached under the 7-year-old's shirt to rub her back.

Investigators say the girls repeatedly asked to be let free.

Kennard let the 7-year-old girl up, investigators said, but shoved the 10-year-old on a bed and began rubbing her buttocks while holding her down.

Kennard has been sent to jail on $5,000 secured bond.