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North Las Vegas police arrest soccer coach for lewdness with 15-year-old

Posted at 4:22 PM, May 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-23 21:19:51-04

A soccer coach has been arrested in connection with a lewdness investigation involving a child.

On May 16, police were contacted in reference to inappropriate touching between an independent soccer coach and a 15-year-old girl on one of his teams. The incident occurred at a park in the 1900 block of East Tonopah Avenue, near Civic Center Drive and Owens Avenue. 

The investigation led to the arrest of 54-year-old Agustin Ramirez-Rodriguez.   Ramirez was transported to Las Vegas City Detention Center and booked on two counts of lewdness with a minor under 16.

This is an ongoing investigation and detectives are seeking any other victims. Anyone with information is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.