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Arrest In Sexual Assault Of Juvenile

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File photo of a man in handcuffs. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of a man in handcuffs. (Photo by Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images)

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LAS VEGAS — Metro Sexual Assault detectives arrested 53 year-old Everardo Mata-Zuniga of Las Vegas on two counts of Sexual Assault of a Victim Under 14 years of age. The two incidents which resulted in these charges occurred between 2010 and 2013. During these crimes, he showed the victim pornographic movies before assaulting her.
Detectives learned Mata-Zuniga had been working for several years as an unlicensed food vendor, selling food from a bicycle cart in numerous apartment complexes and parks in the area of Pennwood Avenue and Arville Street. It is believed this suspect may have assaulted additional victims during this time.
These incidents remain under investigation. Detectives are asking anyone who has any information concerning possible additional victims of Mata-Zuniga to contact the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at 828-3421 or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at http://www.crimestoppersofnv.com.

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