Hampton man charged with felony sex assault of child
August 21. 2017 4:19PM
HAMPTON — A local man is charged with felony sexual assault of a child under 13 years old, police said Monday.
Angelo Hernandez, 54, was scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in 10th Circuit Court, Seabrook, on charges of sexual penetration involving a child under the age of 13 and engaging in a pattern of sexual abuse against the same victim. He is currently being held in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.
The victim and a witness reported the alleged incident leading to the Hampton investigation and charges against Hernandez.
Police said Hernandez was taken into custody about noon Friday on Lafayette Road in Seabrook with the assistance of Seabrook police.
Anyone with information can call Hampton police at 929-4444. Anonymous tips can be made at www.tipsubmit.com by selecting Hamptons as the region or by texting crimes (274637) with Hampton as the keyword.