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44-year-old man suspected of sex crimes against a child in Colorado Springs

Published: Dec. 16, 2020 at 10:05 PM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Colorado Springs have reason to believe a 44-year-old man was attempting to solicit an underage girl for sex.

Jose Marmolejo-Marcias was arrested Wednesday morning in the 1400 block of Nevada Avenue. Officers were called to the area on a report of two underage teen girls needing help at a hotel. Detectives believe the suspect had arranged to provide a hotel room and money to an underage female in exchange for a sex act.

Marmolejo-Marcias is facing multiple felony charges. As of Wednesday night, a mugshot had not been released to the public.

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