Man accused of raping girl, threatening to kill her if she told anyone

February 17, 2012 1:21:42 PM PST
A 36-year-old man has been charged amid allegations he sexually assaulted an eight-year-old girl and threatened to kill her if she told anyone.

Raul Manzanarez is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child in connection to the late January incident at a home in north Houston, according to a charging document.

Manzanarez is accused of undressing the girl, sexually assaulting her and then threatening to kill her.

Authorities say the girl's 12-year-old sister witnessed the sexual assault.

Manzanarez's bail has been set at $30,000.