Miami man accused of sexually assaulting neighborhood girl
Police say Jose del Carmen Escoto lured girl with $1 bill
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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