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Dallas County Jailer Arrested for Allegedly Grabbing Teen, Asking for Sex

Dallas County Jailer Arrested for Allegedly Grabbing Teen, Asking for Sex

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A Dallas County jailer was arrested after allegedly trying to have sex with a 14-year-old boy.

32-year-old Fernando Hernandez drove up to a teen walking on the road Sunday night, KHOU reported. Hernandez asked the 14-year-old to perform a sex act, but he refused. According to police, the jailer continued to ask the boy for sex; he then got out of his car and grabbed the teen’s arm. 

The boy managed to fight off Hernandez, escape to his apartment, and evenetually told a relative about what happened. 

Hernandez reportedly admitted to asking the boy for sex, but denies that physical contact was involved. 

The 32-year-old has worked for Dallas County for seven years, according to the Dallas Morning News. His wife, who is currently on maternity leave, also  works for the county as a jailer. 

On Tuesday morning Hernandez was being held at the Dallas County Jail, with bond set at $75,000. He was reportedly charged with sexual assault of a minor. 

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