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Man arrested after sexually assaulting young girl to ‘help her fall asleep’

By Mason White 7:38 AM July 2, 2014
Juan Gabriel Moreno 

By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested for inappropriately touching a girl to “help her fall asleep.”

Police are investigating the man of Oklahoma, after the girl claimed that she was sexually assaulted by him while sleeping at his home.

Authorities in Oklahoma City, said that the victim’s mother called police after receiving a phone call from her daughter. According to police reports, the daughter told her mother she needs to come home immediately.

The unidentified victim told investigators that Juan Gabriel Moreno, 33, came into her room and touched her.

The victim told police that she rolled over when Moreno tried to put his hand inside her shorts.

Moreno called the incident a misunderstanding. He told police that he was performing a Hispanic ritual called “Una Bereda,” to help the victim fall asleep.

According to the police report, Moreno said he rubbed an egg on the face of the victim to help her fall asleep faster.

Moreno faces charges of lewd acts with a child.