WORTHINGTON - A Worthington man is facing multiple criminal sexual conduct charges after a reported sexual assault of a juvenile was made to a mandatory reporter.

According to court documents, Rene Gabriel-Ramos, 21, has been charged with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, all felonies. The charges accuse Gabriel-Ramos of penetrating the victim, who was younger than 13 and acquainted with him.

According to the complaint, a report was made to a social worker that the juvenile had been sexually assaulted by Gabriel-Ramos at least twice within the past six months. In an interview with law enforcement, Gabriel-Ramos denied abusing the juvenile and described their relationship as “generally positive.”

The juvenile girl was also reportedly sexually assaulted by a juvenile she was also acquainted with. It was not immediately known whether the juvenile suspect had been charged.

Gabriel-Ramos’ conditional bail was scheduled at $100,000 and unconditional at $200,000.

 

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