TV dance star arrested, charged with sexual assault

Salsa dance instructor Alex Da Silva is accused of sexually assaulting four women.

The charges against the 41 year old include four counts of forcible rape, two counts of assault with intent to commit rape and two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object.

The alleged assaults took place between August 2002 and March 2009.

Da Silva, who is currently being held on bail, will be arraigned in Los Angeles on Thursday (20Aug09).