Two men were arrested and charged Thursday in connection to the repeated sexual abuse of a 9-year old Bonita Springs girl that had occurred over a two-year period.
According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, detectives began investigating allegations of sexual abuse by two males who were known to the 9-year old victim. After visiting the victim and her parents at their home in Bonita Springs, LCSO says that detectives learned of multiple incidents of sexual abuse that occurred between the victim and the suspects over the last two years.
After bringing both men in for questioning at LCSO headquarters, detectives found probable cause to bring charges.
Timoteo Escalante Sebastian, 21, and Efrain Santiago Joaquin, 21, were both charged with sexual battery and booked at Lee County Jail. Both men are scheduled to make their first appearances in court on Oct. 22.
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