Judge increases bail for teen accused of sexual assault


A judge has more than doubled the bail for a teen accused of sexually assaulting and victimizing a number of girls while he was a student at Shadow Ridge High School.

BACKGROUND INFO: Las Vegas student arrested on sexual assault charges

16-year-old Maysen Melton appeared in court on Thursday. During the hearing, prosecutors told the judge another victim has come forward bringing the number of victims up to at least seven.

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The judge increased Melton’s bail from $200,000 to $500,000 with the condition of house arrest. Melton’s next court appearance will be on February 1 at 9:00 a.m.

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