Horizon PD: Stabbing victim accused of sexually assaulting child

HORIZON CITY, Texas - Police say the man stabbed early Monday morning is now accused of sexually assaulting an underage girl.

It allegedly happened shortly before 5 a.m. Monday morning at the residence at 131 N. Kenazo within the Whirlwind Townhomes apartment complex.

Police officers called to the apartment learned a sexual assault had occurred and a man, identified as 20-year-old Joseph Hernandez, had been stabbed.

EMS crews rushed Hernandez to a local hospital for treatment.

An investigation allegedly revealed Hernandez sexually assaulted a girl. He was booked into the county jail on a $100,000 bond after he was released from the hospital.



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