Elderly man accused of rape in Brownsville

An elderly man is behind bars after being accused of sexually assaulting an acquaintance.

Brownsville police arrested 63-year-old Juan Alberto Rodriguez on Wednesday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that a criminal complaint was originally filed by the adult victim back on June 27th.

Police obtained an arrest warrant an arrested Rodriguez on the 700 block of East St. Charles Street on Wednesday.

Rodriguez remains in custody at the Cameron County Jail under a $75,000 dollar bond for a sexual assault charge.

Records show that Rodriguez lives at the Villa Del Sol apartments, a public housing complex for low-income and elderly residents off East St. Charles Street in downtown Brownsville.

Court records show that Rodriguez had a previous conviction for DWI in the Houston area back 1997.