Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl

Lexington County, SC (WLTX) - Lexington County deputies say they've brought a fugitive who they say sexually assaulted a girl back to the county,

Officers say 21-year-old Luis Gerardo Montiel was returned to Lexington Wednesday. He was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas back on June 6th.

Officers say the man had sex with the underage victim on four separate occasions between February and March at a Lexington home. According to officers, Montiel told the girl not to tell anyone about the assaults.

Investigators say when they began investigating the girl's claims, he left for Texas, where he has relatives.

Since his return, a judge had denied bond for Montiel on his charges.


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