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Man accused of sexually assaulting young girl appears in court

Tutau Nuusila Tutau Nuusila

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting a Kalihi girl two weeks ago made his initial court appearance in the case Monday.

Tutau Nuusila, 68, remains in custody, unable to post $150,000 bail.

Investigators say he sexually assaulted a five-year-old girl while she was asleep at home.

Sources say he is related to the accuser.

Nuusila's preliminary hearing will be held Wednesday, unless an Oahu grand jury indicts him before then.

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