A 43-year-old is charged with inappropriately touching a child

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SCOTTS BLUFF COUNTY, Neb. - (KNEP) - A 43-year-old man is suspected of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old back in 2016.

According to the affidavit, an investigation began this past July when the victim told officers during a CAPstone interview she had been groped by Eliezer Sanchez.

Sanchez denies having touched the victim but did tell officers he had been investigated in the past for sexually assaulting another female child a few years ago.

A polygraph test was performed on Sanchez; which he failed. Officers arrested him on charges of third degree sexual assault of a child.