Man accused of child molestation pleads not guilty to charges


A man accused of molesting a child over a four-year period pleaded not guilty to charges.

Salvador Covarrubias entered his plea in a Bakersfield courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

Covarrubias is accused of repeatedly molesting a child for four years.

He was arrested late Friday night after police put out an alert for him.

Covarrubias’ bail was set at $200,000 and is due back in court in April.

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