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Henderson man accused of sexually assaulting child

Henderson man accused of sexually assaulting child
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:34pm

On Monday, Rusk County authorities arrested a Henderson man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for 41-year old Juan Manuel Bernal, of Henderson, for aggravated sexual assault of a child. Bernal was taken into custody and transferred to the Rusk County Jail.

Bernal was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Joe Sorrells and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

Bernal's bond is set at $250,000. He remains in the Rusk County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and more charges could be added.

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