EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) –  A man previously convicted of child abuse was arrested by Border Patrol agents, according to a post on Twitter by Border Patrol El Paso Sector Chief Gloria Chavez.

Chavez tweeted the man was trying to enter the U.S. illegally near the Deming station.

The man had been previously convicted of a lascivious act with a minor under 14 years of age in Santa Clara, Californa, according to the post.

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