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Tampa man accused of raping 10-year-old girl

TAMPA — A 24-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

Alejandro Valdez Ortiz, of Tampa, assaulted the girl on New Year's Eve about 8:30 p.m., an arrest affidavit shows. Ortiz and the girl know each other.

He was arrested about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 6942 W Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa.

Ortiz faces a capital sexual battery charge. He was booked into the Hillsborough County jail, where he remained Wednesday morning without bail.

Tampa man accused of raping 10-year-old girl 01/02/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 11:55am]
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