Border agents arrest man convicted of sexually assaulting child


(Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) — U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a man with a previous conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Source: Customs and Border Protection

According to a news release, McAllen agents working in Penitas, Texas, arrested six undocumented immigrants trying to enter the United States.

While processing the group, agents discovered that Luis Figueroa-Martinez had a previous arrest and conviction for aggravated sexual assault of a child in Robstown, Texas.

Figueroa-Martinez, of Mexico, was found guilty and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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