Miami man accused of sexually assaulting neighborhood girl

Police say Jose del Carmen Escoto lured girl with $1 bill

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Jose del Carmen Escoto is accused of sexually assaulting a neighborhood girl.

MIAMI - A Miami man is accused of sexually assaulting a neighborhood girl on more than one occasion.

Jose del Carmen Escoto, 60, was arrested Sunday on seven counts of sexual battery on a child and one count of lewd and lascivious exhibition.

Miami police said the girl told them Escoto gave her a $1 bill, pulled down her pants and assaulted her.

Police said a 7-year-old boy witnessed the incident.

According to the arrest report, Escoto told police that the girl put the $1 bill he gave her down her pants as an explanation for why his DNA was in her pants.

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