Police: Man arrested after sexually assaulting children, ages 9 to 12

- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department arrested a local man after they say he sexually assaulted multiple children, ages nine to 12. 

Officers say Nicolas Vasquez faces numerous charges including 18 counts of indecent liberties with a child and 11 counts of first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. 

Officers say at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3 they received information that Vasquez had been sexually assaulting children over the past two to three years. 

Detectives with the Crimes Against Children Unit were notified and responded to the scene. 

Police obtained a search warrant for Vasquez's residence and additional evidence was located. The male and female victims in this case at the time of the assaults were between ages nine to 12 years old. 

Detectives say at the time of the assaults, Vasquez was an active member of the Asamblea Apostolica Church. 

Vaquez remains in the custody of the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. 

Anyone with additional information on these cases or the suspect is asked to call 704-336-2780.


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