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Agents arrested Francisco Javier Cruz-Munoz — also know as Javier Ruiz — near Sarita, according to the federal criminal complaint against him. (Photo courtesy of the Texas Department of Public Safety)

Border Patrol agents arrested a Mexican sex offender Monday near Sarita.

Agents arrested Francisco Javier Cruz-Munoz — also know as Javier Ruiz — near Sarita, according to the federal criminal complaint against him.

Cruz is a moderate-risk sex offender registered with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

On Dec. 4, 2008, Cruz was convicted of indecency with a child by sexual contact, according to the criminal complaint and the state sex offender registry. The victim is listed as a 11-year-old girl.

The federal government deported Cruz on Oct. 1, 2010.

Agents charged Cruz with illegal re-entry. He remains in federal custody.

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