Harlingen teen charged amid rape allegations

Wright Street Murder Crime Scene Photo

A Harlingen teen remains behind bars after being accused of rape.

Harlingen police arrested 18-year-old Leonel Lee Garcia on a sexual assault charge on Thursday.

Details were not immediately available but Harlingen police said he was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

Police officers reported arresting him at a home on West Vinson Avenue.

Garcia was the alleged target in a murder off Wright Street but escaped unharmed.

The incidents do not appear to be related.