Man accused of molesting 14-year-old girl near Mission

Andres Vaillard // Hidalgo County Jail Photo

A Hidalgo County man is facing criminal charges after being accused of touching a 14-year-old girl inappropriately.

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office deputies recently arrested 40-year-old Andres Vaillard on two counts of idecency with a child.

The alleged acts of sexual abuse with a now 14-year-old girl reportedly happened back in 2012 but girl made an outcry on March 1st prompting an investigation.

According to the Hidalgo County Sheriff Office deputies, the mother of the victim reported the alleged incidents to authorities.

Court documents obtained by Action 4 News stated that Vaillard inappropriately touched and kissed the underage girl at a home just outside Mission city limits.

Action 4 News does not identify victims of sexual assault, but records show Vaillard had access to the teenage girl through her family.

A total bond of $100,000 was set for Vaillard.