Man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a child
Las Cruces, NM (KTSM) — Las Cruces Police have arrested a man who they sexually assaulted a young girl in his home.
Ruben Lira is charged with sexual penetration and criminal sexual contact of a minor.
Detectives say Lira and his wife were babysitting the seven year old girl Saturday night and that he assaulted the girl after his wife fell asleep.
The 55 year-old is now behind bars on $25,000 bond.