Police looking for man accused of sexually abusing child for years

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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53-year-old Carlos Benjamin Pena is accused of sexually abusing a victim between 2009 and 2016, and HPD needs your help finding him.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A search is underway for a child sexual abuse suspect, and authorities hope you can help find him.

Carlos Benjamin Pena is wanted in connection with a report of abuse that happened between 2009 and 2016.

The Houston Police Department's Special Victims Division is searching for the 53-year-old, and Crime Stoppers is offering a reward related to his capture.

On Dec. 13, police received a report of sexual assault of a child that happened in the 16800 block of City View Place. Detectives learned through their investigation that Pena is believed to have sexually abused the victim for years, according to a statement from Crime Stoppers.

Police say Pena is a Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs between 120 and 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

There is a reward leading to the arrest for Pena. If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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