Suspect in assault on young boy found in Florida, brought back

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A suspect in a 2018 sexual assault of a young Temple boy has been located in Florida and brought back to Bell County to face charges.

Temple police spokesman Cody Weens said that 39-year-old Jose Bene was arrested by deputeis with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale March 18 and was extradited and booked into the Bell County Jail  Sunday morning.

The incident occurred April 2, 2018 and was reported when medical personnel at McLane Children’s Medical Center called police when the victim was brought in for treatement.

After what police described as a thorough investigtion, Brene was identified as the suspect and the arreste warrant was obtained.

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