- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2016

EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A Texas man has been convicted of kidnapping and raping a 12-year-old girl who was attending a high school football scrimmage.

A jury in El Paso convicted Carlos Antonio Holcombe on Monday of aggravated sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping, and indecency with a child involving sexual contact.

The El Paso Times reports (https://bit.ly/2aLb8zl ) that Holcombe’s lawyers called no witnesses.

The girl, now 14, testified that she encountered Holcombe outside a high school in Horizon City. She said he forced her into his car at gunpoint, took her to his home and sexually assaulted her.

He faces a possible life sentence on several charges.

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Information from: El Paso Times, https://www.elpasotimes.com


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