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Rochester man charged with sexually assaulting child

A Rochester man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl made his first appearance on Monday in Mower County District Court.

Curtis Allen Kindschy, 51, has been charged with four counts each of felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct – sexual penetration of a child under 13 – and felony second-degree criminal sexual conduct – sexual contact with a child under 16 – significant relationship – multiple acts.

According to the court complaint, at about 11:05 p.m. on June 25, an officer responded to a report of a 6-year-old girl having been sexually assaulted. The victim’s mother advised that the victim had been assaulted by Kindschy, who was known to them, in the garage of her residence. She indicated she went into the garage and found Kindschy and the victim behind a refrigerator and that Kindschy appeared to be “nervous.”

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When Kindschy left the residence, the victim’s mother asked the victim about the incident. The victim initially said she was helping Kindschy with the refrigerator, but appeared upset. She then disclosed that Kindschy has sexually assaulted her and that it “hurt.”

A detective met with the victim on June 26. The victim gave details about the assault and said Kindschy told her not to tell anyone or he would “get into trouble.” The victim also indicated that Kindschy had assaulted her on other occasions and that the abuse began when she was 3-years-old.

Kindschy was arrested at his home in Rochester and subsequently transported to the Austin Police Department. Kindschy declined to be interviewed, saying, “No one is going to believe me anyways.”

Kindschy will appear in court again on July 13.