POLICE: Man forced teen to have sex for cash

Luis Alberto Sosa Reyes // Harlingen Police Department Photo

A 27-year-old man is behind bars after he allegedly forced a teenage girl to have sex in exchange for money.

Harlingen police arrested Luis Alberto Sosa Reyes on a sexual assault of a child charge on Friday afternoon.

Investigators told Action 4 News that officers were called out to a home on Pat Neff Street early Friday morning.

A 14-year-old girl told police officers she was forced into having sex with Reyes for cash about six days earlier.

Officers told Action 4 News that the incident happened at a home across town on Mississippi Street.

Reyes remains in custody at the Cameron County Jail under a $50,000 dollar bond and an immigration detainer.