The Hidalgo County Sheriff's office arrested a gang member accused of raping a 12 year-old girl.
Carlos Javier Serrano is accused of sexually assaulting a girl last week in east Edinburg. The victim says that Serrano forcefully undressed her then sexually abused her. Sheriff Trevino stated that even though the rape was not gang related and it still demonstrates the danger that gangs pose to the community . Police also plan to charge the gang member with possession of marijuana and burglary.