A U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested two McLennan County men on unrelated sexual assault of a child charges after investigations by local police, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

Albert Paul Rios, 32, of Waco, was arrested Wednesday after a girl under the age of 10 told a family member Rios had been sexually assaulting her for several years in an East Waco home. Swanton said Crimes Against Children investigators started investigating the case in early January.

Investigators determined Rios, a known acquaintance of the girl, sexually assaulted her multiple times over several years, Swanton said. Rios came to speak with police for an interview Wednesday and was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Fore.

He was arrested on a first-degree felony charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child and remained in McLennan County Jail on Thursday with bond listed at $300,000.

In an unrelated investigation, police received a report of sexual abuse after a teenage girl went to a doctor in March and indicated during the exam that she had sex with her boyfriend, later identified as Jose Rojas, 20, of Bellmead, Swanton said.

Swanton said Rojas was 19 when he had sex with the girl, who was underage at the time, making her unable to give legal consent.

"He also came to interview (Wednesday) and was picked up by the U.S. Marshals Task Force," Swanton said.

Rojas was arrested on a second-degree felony charge of sexual assault of a child and remained in McLennan County Jail on Thursday with bond listed at $50,000.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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