Police looking for a rape suspect

 

Gallatin Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to the rape of a 12-year-old victim that occurred in the early today. The suspect sexually assaulted the victim while the mother was temporarily away from home and the suspect was home with the victim and several other children who were asleep. The suspect, Jose Ruben Salinas-Rangel, is the boyfriend of the victim's mother.

Gallatin Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection to the rape of a 12-year-old victim that occurred in the early morning hours today.

The suspect sexually assaulted the victim while the mother was temporarily away from home and the suspect was home with the victim and several other children who were asleep.

The suspect, Jose Ruben Salinas-Rangel, is the boyfriend of the victim's mother. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt with a blue Nike basketball jersey over it, black baseball cap and khaki/brown shorts and has possibly fled from the Gallatin area. The suspect is originally from Mexico and investigators are concerned that the suspect will possibly flee the country.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this suspect is asked to call the Gallatin Police Department. Jose Ruben Salinas-Rangel is being charged with two counts of Rape of a Child and there are currently warrants outstanding on this suspect in Sumner County for these charges.

Anyone with information related to this or any other crimes that have occurred in Gallatin are asked to contact the Gallatin Police Department at 452-1313.

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