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      Raymondville man admits to having sexual relationship with teen

      Raymondville Police Department: Jose Luis Monico

      A Raymondville man was charged with two counts of Sexual Assault of a Child.

      The assault was reported to authorities on Tuesday, but according to the 16-year-old victim, it TMs happened more than once.

      The mother of the 16-year-old victim told Raymondville police that Jose Luis Monico, 23, had sex with her daughter at least twice.

      According to the mother, the first incident happened in December of 2012 during a family gathering.

      The mother claims they live out of town and stayed at the grandparent TMs house.

      She said the inappropriate sexual relationship happened while everyone was asleep.

      Both reported incidents happened at the grandparents house.

      The teen made the outcry to a family member.

      While Raymondville police were interviewing the victim and family members, the suspect Jose Luis Monico arrived at the grandparents house wanting to give his side of the story to the family.

      He was taken in for questioning and arrested on Tuesday afternoon.

      Raymondville police said the 23-year-old confessed to having sex with the teen twice.

      His bonds were set at $50,000 each.