Man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child

Juan Antonio Aranda, 37, was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

April 5, 2011 8:17:28 AM PDT
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a man who is wanted for two cases of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

The 7-year-old victim disclosed to investigators that Juan Antonio Aranda had sexually assaulted her while at a residence in Houston. Authorities say Aranda sexually assaulted the victim and then threatened to hurt her mother if she told anyone about it. On another occasion, Aranda pushed the victim into the bathroom and sexually assaulted her.

An extensive investigation was launched by investigators and Aranda, 37, was charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. On March 18, a warrant was issued for his arrest with a $60,000 bond.

Aranda is 5 foot 6 and weighs 170 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes with a medium complexion. His last know address is in the 13000 block of Red Oak in Crosby.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of Juan Antonio Aranda in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.


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