Harlingen resident arrested for sexual assault of a child

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Credit: Primera Police Department

PRIMERA, Texas (KVEO)—A Harlingen resident was arrested after Primera police received a report of a sexual assault of a child.

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According to police, Robert Galvan, 31, turned himself to authorities on Friday.

The victims told a relative that a friend of the family had sexually assaulted them when they were younger.

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Robert Galvan. Credit: Primera Police Department

Both victims were interviewed at a local Child Advocate Center, according to police.

The victims stated the assault took place at their home when they were 6 years old and identified Galvan as the person responsible.

The victims also stated Galvan would sexually assault time every time they were left alone with him.

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Galvan’s bond was set at $250,000.

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