A Gage Park man charged with sexual assault in the rape of a 7-year-old relative was ordered held without bail today.
Vicente Roman-Najera, 27, of the 5000 block of South Mozart Street, raped the child numerous times between November of 2012 and July. He is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child under the age of 13.
The child told another relative about the assaults earlier this year, and a medical exam of the child showed evidence of rape.
Roman-Najera was arrested August 9 in a garage near his home, according to court documents. During his arrest, Roman-Najera had to be physically restrained to be handcuffed