Lubbock Man Indicted For Indecency With a Child By Contact

LUBBOCK, TX - A grand jury indicted Fernando Vargas, 38, of Lubbock on Tuesday for indecency with a child by contact.  Vargas was arrested on September 6 and has remained in the Lubbock County Detention Center since that time in lieu of bonds totaling more than $100,000. 

Court records said police were called in April when two underage girls made an outcry of sexual abuse.  Court records said one girl was abused starting at age 5, and the other girl was abused starting in 3rd grade.

Court records described one of the girls being subjected to inappropriate touching.  The other described both touching and intercourse. 

The charge against Vargas was described in jail records as a second-degree felony.


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