Brownsville police say child sex crime may lead to more charges

Antonio Garcia Garza // Brownsville Police Department

Authorities believe a man accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old child may have more victims.

Brownsville police arrested 54-year-old Antonio Garcia Garza late Wednesday morning.

Investigators said Garza is accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old child back in August 11th.

Details were not released but police said detectives are working with the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Child Exploitation Unit to investigate the case.

Garza appeared before a Brownsville municipal judge on Thursday morning where he was issued a $250,000 dollar bond.

ICE agents also filed an immigration detainer against Garza.

Authorities did not release more information but believe Garza has other victims.

Anyone with information about Garza or any possible victims is asked to call Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546-8477.

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