Man charged with abusing minor girls
Beaverton Police Department detectives arrested Fernando Manual Lugo-Gongora on Dec. 22 on charges of sex abuse of four girls between the ages of 10 and 15.
He is being held in the Washington County Jail and was indicted on Tuesday, Jan. 2, on multiple charges of sex abuse in the first degree.
Police say there may be additional victims in the community. "Lugo-Gongora looked for the opportunity to be around prepubescent girls and would then sexual assaults them.," according to a press release. All four of the children who were victimized were family acquaintances, police say.
Anyone with information related to Fernando Manual Lugo-Gongora or the investigation, or who knows of additional victims, can call the Beaverton Police Department at (503) 629-0111 and reference case No. 17-880456.