Bexar County Sheriff’s Office arrest man accused of sexually abusing child for several years

SAN ANTONIO  (KTSA News) — A 76 year old man accused of sexually assaulting a young victim for several years is in jail.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Child Safe Unit began investigating Gilbert Casanova when a child reported the abuse back in May.

While looking into the complaint, investigators found Casanova not only possessed, but distributed child pornography.

A warrant was issued for his arrest he was taken into custody Wednesday.

He’s being held at The Bexar County Jail for Continuous Sex Abuse on a Child, which is a 1st degree felony. Bond has been set at $100,000.

The investigation is still underway and the sheriff’s office is asking anyone who may have more information on Casanova’s involvement in distributing child porn to call 210-335-6070.

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