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Teenager arrested for raping 9-year-old boy for 4 years

By Mason White 9:55 AM December 22, 2014
Ivan Jesus Roquis 

By: Mahesh Sarin
Police in Texas, arrested a man for sexually abusing a young boy.

Now, the teenager is behind bars after being accused of sexually abusing the young child, police confirmed.

Ivan Jesus Roquis was arrested by the Brownsville Police, earlier this week.

The 17-year-old boy was charged with the sexual abuse of a 9-year-old child.

According to the Brownsville Police Department, the sexual abuse allegedly occurred over a period of four years.

Roquis is likely going to be charged as an adult as he is above the age of 17.

If convicted of the charges, Roquis faces between 5 and 99 years behind bars. He appeared before a judge, who set his bail at $200,000.