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Police: Man on immigration hold after being arrested for sexual assault of a child

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jan 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-04 17:50:01-05

A man was arrested after police said he is in connection with the molestation of a girl under the age of 10.

According to Waco police, they started an investigation on Nov. 24 when a relative brought a child into the police to make a report. They said the child made an outcry to an adult.

The victim told authorities that 34-year-old Juan Depaz-Alpizar had partially undressed her and himself during the incident. It allegedly happened in a Waco home.

Officers obtained the arrest warrant for Depaz-Alpizar on Dec. 27. He was arrested on Thursday.

Depaz-Alpizar also had an immigration hold placed on him after he was booked in the McLennan County Jail.

He was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. His bond is set at $25,000.

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