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Abilene man, 35, jailed for indecency with a child

ABILENE, Texas - A 35-year-old Abilene man is in Taylor County Jail on an indecency with a child charge.

Police say Marcus Cano was arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a teen in February and on one other occasion.

According to court documents, police started investigating after a 15-year-old alleged Cano had wrongly touched her.

Cano failed a polygraph exam when asked about sexual contact with the teen, documents indicate. He also admitted to sending the teen explicit texts, but said they were intended for another person.

He later admitted, according to documents, that he accidentally touched the teen.

The documents also say that Cano said he “needed help” several times.

Cano was booked into jail on Wednesday, April 19.  He is still be held on bonds totaling $35,000.


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