Elderly Handman Charged in Sex Abuse Case

BROWNSVILLE–A judge arraigned an elderly handyman in a sex abuse case in Brownsville and set his bond at $400,000.

Police said a family member saw Melquides Santana, 77, was touching and kissing an 8-year-old girl in an inappropriate way. They told police he was a handyman who was known by the family for many years.

Investigators interviewed Saldana who confessed to raping the child over a five month period. Police arrested him for aggravated sexual assault of a child and continuous sexual assault on a child.

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