Hewitt: Teen Charged In Sexual Assault Of Underage Girl

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email
A teenager was in custody Friday, charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Hewitt.

Joshua Alexander Vasquez (Jail photo)

HEWITT (March 1, 2013)--A Hewitt teenager who was named in a warrant charging sexual assault in an incident involving a 16-year-old girl, was jailed Friday.

Hewitt police arrested Joshua Alexander Vasquez, 19, on Thursday.

He was ordered held in the McLennan County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.

Hewitt Assistant Police Chief Tuck Saunders said a warrant was issued for Vasquez's arrest after the 16-year-old girl reported she was sexually assaulted at around 5 p.m. on Feb. 7, at a residence in the 1200 block of Dendron Drive.

The victim made an outcry after the incident, Saunders said, and based upon a forensic interview with the victim, a warrant was issued.

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