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BP agents arrest child rapist

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 15:19:18-05

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested a Guatemalan man who had been convicted of raping a child before being deported.

According to the agency, agents arrested 42-year-old Artemio Raul Escobar-Ramirez Saturday in the mountains west of Arivaca.

Escobar-Ramirez was convicted of raping a child in 2006 and aggravated sexual battery in 2008. He will be held in federal custody and faces prosecution for criminal immigration violations.