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Man charged with rape in November, now faces federal charges

Posted: 12:10 PM, Apr 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-11 16:10:31Z
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Batavia man arrested on rape and criminal sex act charges in November now faces federal charges.

23-year-old Guillermo Torres-Acevedo has been charged with transporting a minor across state lines for sex, according to the United States Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr.

In November 2018, a surveillance video from Byron Bergen Junior/Senior High School showed a 14-year-old girl exiting a school bus and entering Torres-Acevedo's vehicle

The girl and Torres-Acevedo had previously been romantically involved.

An Amber Alert was issued as a result.

Torres-Acevedo and the 14-year-old were located by Pennsylvania State Police in the parking lot of a retail store.

The charges of transporting a minor across state lines for sex carry a minimum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.