A trial date has been set for a sergeant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at the Circus Circus.
The judge set a trial date for 23-year-old Mazen Alotaibi for July 22. Alotaibi is facing charges of sexual assault of a victim under 16 years old, lewdness with a minor and coercion with force.
According to prosecutors, Alotaibi forced the teenager, who was a guest of the hotel, into his room and assaulted him New Year's Eve day.
Alotaibi maintains the encounter was consensual.
Alotaibi was in this country for training at an Air Force base in Texas.