Rosenberg police nab sex offender on new charges

HOUSTON

Arnulfo Mercado Jr., 27, faces charges of aggravated assault, as well as failure to comply with registration requirements for sex offenders. Both are felony offenses.

According to Rosenberg police, a detective who is investigating an assault case discovered that Mercado is the sex offender they'd been searching for the past two years. They say he had been using false names to evade authorities.

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