Estherville Sex Abuse Arrest

An Estherville man has been arrested in a sexual abuse investigation.

Estherville police say they received a report last month from a resident stating her six-year-old daughter had been the possible victim of sexual abuse between May first and July first of last year. On April 25th, a suspect in the case, 26-year-old Angel Hernandez-Gutierrez of Estherville, was charged with second-degree sexual abuse. He was jailed on a 25-thousand dollar bond.

Authorities learned through their investigation that Hernandez-Gutierrez had allegedly falsified his identity to get a job on November 16th, 2018. He was additionally charged with forgery. Hernandez-Gutierrez is also being held on an ICE detainer.

(story from KUOO/KUQQ, Spirit Lake)