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      Port Isabel teen charged for sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

      Gregorio Adrian Avilez // Cameron County Jail Photo

      A Port Isabel teen is behind bars after officers caught him having sex with a 16-year-old girl.

      Port Isabel police arrested 19-year-old Gregorio Adrian Avilez on a sexual assault of a child charge over the weekend.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that officers were patrolling North Shore Drive near Derry Elementary School.

      The officers found Avilez and the girl in the back seat of car parked at the end of a cul-de-sac.

      Avilez allegedly admitted having sex with the girl.

      The officers arrested him on a second-degree felony sexual assault of a child charge.

      Avilez was booked in the Cameron County Jail on Saturday.

      He remains in custody under a $10,000 dollar bond.