Zdenek Behuncik, 60, is accused of breaking into a Kihei apartment and sexually assaulting an 8-year-old child last week Wednesday.
The girl’s mother heard the girl crying and chased him out.
Bail was set at $500,000.
On Thursday, Behuncik’s attorney asked for his bail to be lowered, but Maui Circuit Court Judge Peter T. Cahill denied the request saying, ” I do find that there is a potential risk, or danger at least to the defending witnesses in this particular case.”
Behuncik is charged with sex assault and burglary.
Trial is set for October.
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