Trail of clothes leads police to molestation suspect

19-year-old Victor Andres Balcarsel

A trail of clothes lead police a Harlingen teen who was caught in the middle of a sexual act with his underage girlfriend.

Texas State Technical College police arrested 19-year-old Victor Andres Balcarsel on an indecency with a child charge late Tuesday afternoon.

Court records show that a witness reported seeing women TMs clothes and hearing unusual noises inside the men TMs bathroom of Building W.

A police officer went inside the bathroom where women TMs sandals and clothing had been reported on the floor.

The officer opened a bathroom stall and found Balcarsel and a 16-year-old girl who was only partially clothed.

Balcarsel told police that the girl was his girlfriend.

The girl told police that she had positioned her legs in a way to hide herself from people coming into the bathroom.

Both Balcarsel and the girl were identified as students with Harlingen TMs Early College High School.

Harlingen CISD TMs Early College High School program allows students to complete their high school education and first two years of college in four years time.

It TMs not clear how or if Balcarsel and the girl will be disciplined or if the incident will affect security procedures for other students.

Balcarsel remains in custody at the Cameron County Jail under a $40,000 dollar bond.