NORTHGLENN, Colo. (CBS4)– Police detectives in Northglenn have arrested a 25-year-old man for repeatedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.

The man, Leandro Garcia, was arrested Feb. 16 for sexual assault on a child with a pattern of abuse.

Police said Garcia had befriended the girl prior to assaulting her. No physical force was used on the girl during the assaults.

Police do not know if there are other victims.

Garcia is being held on a $50,000 bond.

Comments (9)
  1. Shellie says:

    A 25 year old man raped a 12 year old girl – it was not consensual sex. If the media doesn’t use the correct terminology, attitudes toward child rape will not change.

  2. Dave says:

    Yeah of course when men do it its a serious crime but when women do it you are being sexist for pointing out that they too are raping children. Its called “parenting” if you cannot teach your own child about sex someone else will gladly do it for you, this girl wanted to have sex with this guy and now he is victimized by the nanny State for no reason. The age of sexual maturity is when you start having sex, if a 12 year old wants to have sex they should be allowed to do it with whoever they want.

    1. LD says:

      You obviously don’t have children. But if and when you do, maybe you’ll be the proud grandparent of a child conceived by your 12 year old daughter and some one like this guy in the article. Sex is for the purpose of procreation and marital recreation, not experimentation.

  3. none says:

    sexual assault really? this is rape! charge rapist with rape a possible 20 yr sentence not sexual assault a possible 5 yr sentence! They charge to lightly on poor victims of rape , especially children!!!

  4. smart says:

    Dave, If you think having sex with a 12 year old girl is ok then maybe you need to be locked up.

  5. smart says:

    Dave, If you think having sex with a 12 year old girl when your a 25yr old man maybe is ok maybe you need to be locked up.

    1. alan says:

      lock him up for his beliefs? You sound like a Nazi

  6. Guest says:

    Im not going to say Its ok at all,kids shouldnt have sex for many reasons
    ‘I will say when I was 12,I was willing to have sex,I know others who were too
    All I needed to know is dont have kids and dont get a disease

    There are plenty of things this guy did wrong and should be punished for,but I think we should distinguish between the underage kids who are forced and the ones who do it willingly

    I knew of a guy who was sent to prison for “raping” 2 guys I knew when we were all 16-17,but those guys were gay as hell,and ended up with ugly wives.

  7. Judge Dredd says:

    Leandro Garcia is a PEDOPHILE and a RAPIST. Is it possible that “Dave” may have some of these tendencies as well. Get some help sicko.

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