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Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 2:33 pm

A 33-year-old man was arrested Friday after accusations of indecency with a 16-year-old girl, an Odessa Police Department affidavit detailed.

Jose Luis Juarez was charged, Dec. 28, with three counts of indecency with a child (sexual contact), each second-degree felonies.

The alleged assault occurred Nov. 30 after Juarez finished using the bathroom at the residence where the 16-year-old girl lived, the affidavit stated. The girl stated Juarez was a longtime family friend who would occasionally stop by the residence to use the bathroom.

After Juarez was done in the bathroom, he went into the girl’s room, told her to stand up and led her into the living room where he started to undress her, the affidavit stated. The girl resisted Juarez’s advances toward her, but he grabbed her arm and pulled her close to him.

The girl stated Juarez fondled her breasts over her clothing, the affidavit detailed. Juarez removed all of the girl’s clothing and fondled her bare breasts.

Juarez was about to fondle the girl’s vagina, but her grandmother walked in, the affidavit stated. The grandmother saw the girl sitting on the couch naked and Juarez sitting next to her.

Juarez was charged, arrested and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. He had three bonds totaling $150,000 and was bailed out on Saturday, jail records show.

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