SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — San Joaquin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 21-year-old Tuesday who allegedly had an unlawful relationship with a child.

On Tuesday, the Sheriff’s office received a call of a missing 12-year-old girl who was last seen getting into a vehicle with an adult male at French Camp Elementary, a school she no longer attended. Deputies said an employee recognized the child as a past student. The employee did not recognize the driver. They then contacted the mother of the child, who called the sheriff’s office.

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Deputies and detectives located the child safe and unharmed. Their investigation revealed the child and man were in an “unlawful” relationship.

Hector Abel Martin-Matias was arrested and booked on multiple charges including lewd or lascivious acts with a child under the age of 14 years of age, continuous sexual abuse of a child and unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.


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