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Man wanted for harboring runaway girl arrested

Pedro "Kiko" Hinojos, Jr. was arrested in Midland County on Thursday.

BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas — A man wanted out of Brewster County for harboring a runaway girl has been arrested in Midland County.

Pedro "Kiko" Hinojos, Jr., 39, was wanted for enticing a child and harboring a runaway as he is believed to be in the company of a female juvenile runaway.

According to an arrest affidavit, the Midland Police Department was notified of Hinojos' whereabouts by his brother.

Hinojos had needed help with his truck which had broke down. 

Officers followed the brother to an apartment of one of their family members and the brother informed Hinojos that the truck was ready.

Hinojos then exited the apartment and walked to where the truck was, where officers apprehended him.

Officers then went inside the apartment and found the missing juvenile, who was taken to the Midland Police department. She has since been reunited with her family, according to the Brewster County Sheriff's Office.

Police interviewed Hinojos, who admitted to having sex with the juvenile multiple times.

He has been charged with sexual assault of a child along with previous warrants for exploitation/enticing a child and harboring a runaway child.

The Brewster County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the publics assistance in locating Pedro “Kiko” Hinojos, Jr. He is...

Posted by Brewster County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 8, 2022

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