A Harlingen resident was arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Johnnie Raper Jr. was arrested on June 5th by members of the U.S. Marshals Service.
The 8-year-old child TMs grandmother made a report in January about the incident.
Based on the investigation, it was indicated that the 34-year-old had unlawful sexual contact with the 8-year-old.
Aggravated sexual assault of a child is a first degree felony.
Raper is pending arraignment.