Manassas business owner assaulted child in store, police say

71-year-old Jose Luis Ortiz faces sexual battery charges after an alleged sexual assault at his store, JLO Appliances in Manassas.

A Manassas business owner faces aggravated sexual battery charges after allegedly assaulting a child in his store, police say.

71-year-old Jose Luis Ortiz of Sterling, Va. is being held without bond after his arrest Nov. 5.

Police say the alleged abuse occurred "on more than one occasion" between May 2016 and February at JLO Appliances on Old Centreville Road in Manassas. 

The victim was between 9 and 12 years old during the alleged abuse, and recently reported the crimes.