Harlingen man accused of molesting two children

40-year-old Luis Alfredo Gutierrez

Harlingen police department

Harlingen police have arrested a man for allegedly inappropriately touching two children.

According to investigators 40-year-old Luis Alfredo Gutierrez has been charged with Injury to a Child and Indecency with a Child.

The alleged incident happend six years ago while at the children's home, however the victims recently broke their silence about the alleged abuse in August.

Their mother quickly went to police, who launched an investigation.

Trhough their findings they were able to secure a warrant for Gutierrez's arrest.

Police say Gutierrez reportedly had access to the victims, because he was known to the family.

Bond was set at $105,000.