What:
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a Largo man for Sexual Battery with Familial Authority on a child over 12-years-old.

When:
The investigation began on Saturday, May 30, 2020 and the suspect was arrested at about 9:40 a.m. on May 30, 2020.

Where:
The suspect was arrested at 142 23rd Avenue Southwest in Largo.

Why/How:
Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a Largo man for Sexual Battery with Familial Authority on a child over 12-years-old.

The investigation began on May 30, 2020, after detectives were contacted by a family member of the victim, alleging 57-year-old Luis Sanchez-Nieves had inappropriate sexual activity with the victim.

Detectives say Sanchez-Nieves removed her shorts and underwear during a massage, and performed a sexual act on the victim.

Detectives interviewed Sanchez-Nieves and afterwards he was arrested and charged with one count of Sexual Battery with Familial Authority.

Sanchez-Nieves was transported to the Pinellas County Jail without incident.

The investigation continues.

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