EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – El Paso Police have arrested a 36-year-old El Paso man with Sexual Assault of a Child after he allegedly met an underage victim on social media and later assaulted them.
The information released by police is limited, but they allege that Alejandro Figueroa, 36, began talking to the victim on Halloween 2016 on a social media platform and later met the victim. During that meeting, police allege that Figueroa sexually assaulted the underage victim.
December 20, 2016 EPPD was made aware of he allegations and an investigation was launched. At some point during their investigation, EPPD says he Tampered with a Witness in the case.
As a result of their investigation, EPPD arrested Figueroa on Friday and charged him with Tampering with a Witness and Sexual Assault of a Child. He was booked into the El Paso County Detention Center on a $150,000 bond.