Man Hunt Leads Police to Arrest

Curt Casper

BELLEVUE (KPTM) - It was a six-hour long standoff inBellevue Friday afternoon that led police to the arrest of 25-year-old DiegoCampos. Police say Campos sexually assaulted an 8-year-old in the 1200 block ofBrady Street in Bellevue early Friday morning.

Fox 42 News spoke with the Campos family Friday afternoonand they said they were shocked to hear of the news. They said the 8-year-oldwas the daughter of Campos' girlfriend. Police believe the attacks have been occurringfor sometime.

Police say Campos fled the house Friday morning and hid in afield near 25th Street and Hwy 370. Police say he was hiding insidea culvert and was armed with a knife.

Police say Abel-One of Omaha helped in the search that ultimatelyled to the arrest. Campos was taken from the scene in an ambulance with unknowninjuries. Bellevue Police Chief Mark Elbert said he didn't know how Campos receivedthe injuries.

Diego Campos is from Des Moines, Iowa. His familytells Fox 42 News he was visiting to celebrate the Fourth of July with hisfamily.