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Largo man arrested, charged with sexual battery on a child over 12 years old

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Posted at 1:22 PM, May 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-30 13:22:23-04

LARGO, Fla. — A 57-year-old Largo man was arrested and charged with sexual battery on a child over 12 years old.

Pinellas County detectives said the investigation began Saturday after they were contacted by a family member of the victim.

They said Luis Sanchez-Nieves, 57, had allegedly had inappropriate sexual activity with the victim.

Detectives say Sanchez-Nieves performed a sexual act on the victim over the age of 12.

He was interviewed and afterwards arrested and charged with one count of sexual battery with familial authority.

This is an ongoing investigation.