Bakersfield bar owner arrested, facing several child sex abuse charges

Frank Sanchez held on $1 million bail

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield bar owner was arrested last week and is facing child sex abuse charges.

Police arrested Frank Mark Sanchez, owner of the Green Room Bar, on Dec. 7. 

Sanchez is accused of four felonies, including sex abuse with a child, sex or sodomy with a child 10-years-old or younger, oral copulation or sexual penetration of a child 10 or younger, and lewd or lascivious acts with a child under 14-years-old.

Sanchez appeared in court on Monday and pleaded not guilty.

The Green Room was closed on Sunday and Monday.

His bail is set at $1 million. Sanchez will be back in court on Dec. 20.

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