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Man captured after being on the run for impregnating a girl under 12 years old

By Mason White 4:53 PM February 19, 2017
Pedro Martinez
By: Tanya Clark

(Scroll down for video) A mother was shocked after seeing her young daughter’s stomach growing and she seemed to be pregnant.

The mother of Florida, questioned her daughter, who police said was less than 12 years old, and she learned that the child had been raped.

The mother called the Riviera Beach Police after the girl said that she was raped by 44-year-old Pedro Martinez of North Lauderdale.

The child was taken for an examination and it was discovered that she was five months pregnant.

Martinez went on the run after learning that he was wanted by police.

U.S. Marshals Task Force took the case and after 15 months on the run, they found and arrested Martinez.

Tests proved that he was the biological father of the child.

He now faces multiple charges, including sexual battery of a child under 12, lewd or lascivious molestation, and impregnation of a child.