BEXAR COUNTY, Texas – A supervisor at a fast-food restaurant in Bexar County compelled himself on a teenage worker, Sheriff Javier Salazar stated at a information convention Monday.
Salazar stated two assaults occurred in August and September. He says his division realized of the allegations when the 17-year-old sufferer yelled at his instructor.
Salazar stated the suspect, Humberto De La Cruz, was in a supervisory place over the sufferer and took benefit of conditions the place she was in a smaller space like the lavatory.
“He went to the lavatory, adopted her there, and as soon as they had been shut, he compelled himself on her,” Salazar stated. “In a few of these instances, [he was] taking off clothes, clearly towards his will, and in different instances, taking off his personal clothes.”
Sheriff Salazar praised the sufferer for coming ahead and reporting the incidents.
“This younger girl [was] very courageous, I am glad she let her instructor know what had occurred. “She let the supervisors know that this had been taking place, she was asking her supervisors if she was going to do one thing about it,” Salazar stated.
Salazar stated De La Cruz was moved to a different location, however nothing was reported to authorities.
“It seems that at this level her office let her down and he or she did not act on it,” Salazar stated.
The sheriff stated the investigation into the restaurant’s actions in response to the teenager’s report remains to be below investigation.
In the meantime, De La Cruz is charged with indecency with a toddler by indecent contact and publicity. Sheriff Salazar additionally stated he’s a registered intercourse offender for a 2005 incident involving a 14-year-old sufferer.
He urges anybody who labored with him on the restaurant and should have extra info to name the Bexar County Sheriff’s Workplace at 210-335-6000 or electronic mail email@example.com.