Police: Man raped child he met on social media

EL PASO, Texas - Police investigating a sexual assault arrested 36-year-old Alejandro Figueroa and charged him with "Sexual Assault of a Child."

Details on the investigation are limited and ABC-7 is working to obtain a complaint affidavit to learn more about the allegations.

On October 31, 2016, Figueroa allegedly raped the victim he met on social media, police said. Investigators did not reveal the age of the victim.

Police said that prior to his arrest, Figueroa allegedly committed the offense of "Tampering With a Witness."

Figuero was arrested Friday, January 20, 2017 and booked into the El Paso County Detention on bonds totaling $150,000.

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