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.