SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office arrested a Mexican citizen on Saturday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl back in December 2013.
Christian Rios is still being held in the San Augustine County Jail on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. No information was available on his bail amount Monday morning.
Chief Deputy Gary Cunningham of the San Augustine County Sheriff's Office said that SACSO investigators still need to interview Rios. However, based on what the victim told investigators, Rios forcefully sexually assaulted the girl, Cunningham said.
Rios is an acquaintance of the victim's family.
In addition to the aggravated assault charge, Rios is also being held on a probation violation charge out of Shelby County.