Man arrested for sexually abusing 2-year-old girl


UKIAH, Calif. - A Ukiah man was arrested Tuesday after it was discovered through a "Nanny Cam" that he was sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl.

At about 6:50 p.m., Mendocino County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the Ukiah Valley Medical Center regarding a reported sexual abuse case. Deputies spoke with the mother of the 2-year-old girl who said she discovered Mark Austin Boughton, 25, had committed sexually lewd acts upon her daughter and that the acts were caught on her "Nanny Cam".

The video was shown to deputies and deputies confirmed evidence existed showing Boughton had performed sexually lewd acts upon the little girl.

Boughton was arrested in the 200 block of Mason Street in Ukiah and was booked into the Mendocino County Jail for lewd or lascivious acts upon a child under the age of 14.

Boughton is being held on a $75,000 bail.

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