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Man accused of sexually abusing girl, now 17, for more than 10 years

Ezequiel Garza

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A 52-year-old man is accused of sexually abusing an underage girl for the past 11 years.

Ezequiel Garza is charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child after authorities said he had sexually abused a girl since she was 6 years old.

The girl, now 17, revealed the abuse to a family member -- which prompted the initial investigation.

Garza admitted to Child Abuse Unit personnel that he had been touching the girl inappropriately for a number of years, according to authorities.

Garza posted a $100,000 bond and is awaiting his next court appearance May 8.