Man wanted in sexual abuse of girl for 20 months arrested

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor
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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Harris County Sheriff’s Office Child Abuse unit have arrested Reynaldo Zepeda, who is accused of the continuous sexual assault of a child.

Zepeda, 41, was arrested at 9 p.m. Thursday in Belton, Texas after information led deputies to his location.

He is wanted for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl over a 20-month period, authorities said.

The assault came to light after Zepeda was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after stabbing a woman and her 14-year-old son, according to authorities.

Both victims recovered from their wounds.

During the investigation, the teenage victim came forward and told investigators of the sexual abuse.

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