Sheriff's Office: Suspect sexually abused two young girls

David Antony Cortez, 33. (Mugshot courtesy of the Ector County Sheriff's Office)

ECTOR COUNTY -- A man was arrested in Ector County after allegedly sexually abusing two young girls.

David Anthony Cortez, 33, has been charged with two counts of Continuous Sexual Abuse, a 1st Degree Felony.

According to the Ector County Sheriff's Office, their deputies were dispatched to the Medical Center Hospital on December 29th for a report of a sexual assault.

At the hospital a woman told the two deputies that two children had been sexually assaulted by her common law husband. According to ECSO, both of the children were girls under the age of eight.

An investigation then began into the allegations, which led to the arrest of 33-year-old David Anthony Cortez.

According to ECSO, Cortez was charged with two counts of Continuous Sexual abuse for each child, with a $75,000 bond attached to each charge.

Child Protective Services were notified of the investigation.