Police: Man charged with sexually assaulting young girl he met at church

ODESSA -- An Odessa man has been arrested after police say he sexually assaulted a young girl who he met at church.

Axel Ivan Nunez-Ramirez 36. (Odessa Police Department)

Axel Ivan Nunez-Ramirez 36, has been charged and arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, a 1st Degree Felony, a Sexual Assault of a Child, a 2nd Degree Felony, and two counts of Indecency with a Child, a 2nd Degree Felony.

On August 24 a sexual assault report was made with the Odessa Police Department.

An investigation of the report revealed that a man, identified as Nunez-Ramirez, had allegedly befriended a 12-year-old girl at church.

Police say that the suspect assaulted the 12-year-old victim several times over the course of two years.

Detectives then obtained warrants for Nunez-Ramirez who was charged and arrested accordingly.