Brownsville man arrested for sexually abusing 11-year-old child

Sergio Garcia Gomez

An elderly Brownsville man is behind bars after being accused of sexually abusing an 11-year-old child.

Brownsville police arrested 65-year-old Sergio Garcia Gomez on a sexual abuse charge on Thursday.

Gomez is accuse of sexually abusing the child back back in April 2011.

Investigators told Action 4 News that the child came forward with the allegations earlier this month.

Gomez allegedly provided a statement that implicated himself in the crime.

Detectives charged Gomez with continuous sexual assault of a child.

Gomez remains in custody as of Friday morning but bond information was not immediately available.