The Polk County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Lakeland man and charged him with raping two children.

Jason Daniels, 31, is being held in the Polk County Jail.

Authorities said he sexually assaulted the victims, aged 10 and 12, on several occasions. The assaults took place at several locations, including Daniels' place of work and his truck, authorities said.

Deputies said Daniels warned the victims if they talked, he would hurt them.

He is facing 15 counts of sexual battery on each child.