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      Brownsville teen jailed for sexual relationship with 12-year-old girl

      Cesar Ivan Ruiz

      A Brownsville teen is behind bars after he allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old girl.

      Brownsville police arrested 17-year-old Cesar Ivan Ruiz on child sex abuse charges on Tuesday morning.

      It's not clear how Ruiz met the girl but investigators told Action 4 News that he had a sexual relationship with her.

      Ruiz is facing aggravated sexual assault of a child and continuous sexual of a child charges.

      Police said they arreted the 17-year-old at a home off the 2400 block of Hamburg Street in northwest Brownsville.

      Investigators said Ruiz is also wanted on several felony charges in Florida.

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