El Paso family counselor accused of sexual assault of a child

Jose Martinez

A local family counselor is suspected of sexually assaulting a child, the El Paso Police Department said.

Jose Martinez, 55, was arrested on Monday on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Martinez, who works at Martinez Joe E LPC-NCC Counseling located at 4171 N. Mesa, is accused of assaulting an “adolescent male patient.”

Martinez was arrested by Crimes Against Children detectives and booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility with his bonds totaling $200,000.

Detectives are asking any current or former patients who believe they may have been a victim, or anyone with similar information, to call police at 915-212-0382.

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