Man jailed for aggravated sexual assault with underage 'girlfriend'

Moises Quintero // Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department

Authorities charged a 21-year-old man with aggravated sexual assault of a child who is or younger than the age of 14 years, after he said the victim was his girlfriend.

A Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Deputy arrested Moises Quintero after he admitted to having sex with the victim.

Investigatos spoke to Quintero at 2311 Eve Street in Edinburg Friday.

Quintero told investigators that the victim was his girlfriend.

The 21-year-old told police that he knew the victim was a minor.

According to documents obtained by Action 4 News, the female victim admitted she had sex with Quintero.

The documents stated that the mother of the victim was unaware that her child was involved with Quintero and she is willing to file criminal charges against him.

According to the Sheriff TMs Investigators, there is enough physical evidence and statements to charge Quintero.

A bond for the Quintero was set at $100,000.