Man admitted to mental health facility after threatening to assault child

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (KSAZ) - A man was committed to a mental health facility after telling police he walked into a school's campus to assault a child.

Police say Arthur Garcia walked into the front office of Mabel Padgett Elementary school, and asked to see the principal.

The principal called police and Garcia was escorted off school grounds. Garcia then told police he went onto the campus to find a child to sexually assault.

Garcia was not arrested because no crime was committed.