Nacogdoches man arrested for indecency with young girl

Mug shot courtesy Nacogdoches County Jail
Mug shot courtesy Nacogdoches County Jail

BEAUMONT, TX (News Release) - (KTRE)- A Nacogdoches man is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

Cirilo Brasil, 22, of Nacogdoches was arrested and charged Monday.

According to Sheriff Thomas Kerss, investigators believe Brasil inappropriately touched a 14 year old girl.

Kerss said the girl's parents discovered that Brasil was involved with their daughter. The parents then confronted him and he admitted to the parents he was romantically involved with her.

The parents called the Angelina County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the call, they questioned the parents, and the alleged victim. Upon questioning the suspect, they were able to confirm that an inappropriate relationship had taken place between the two for apparently about a year and a half, according to Kerss.

Brasil was arrested and booked in the Nacogdoches County Jail, he is charged with indecency with a child, a third degree felony.

Sheriff's deputies are looking into the possibility of additional charges, as this case is still an ongoing investigation.