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A couple residing in Sioux City, Iowa, allegedly smuggled a Guatemalan teen and her father into the U.S. The Guatemalan teen claims the man raped her repeatedly while his wife watched.
Sioux City Police Department officers received a call about a minor female wandering the streets claiming to have been raped. The young girl, identified in court documents as ABF, told the police that a couple helped smuggle her and her father from Guatemala to the United States and then on to Iowa after they were released in El Paso, Texas, by Border Patrol agents, according to a criminal complaint obtained by Breitbart News.
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ABF told the officers that the man, identified in court documents as Cristobal Francisco-Nicolas, raped her five times. She asserted that his wife, identified in court documents as Amy Francisco, watched from the bedroom door on at least one occasion, the complaint alleges.
ABF told investigators that her mother died when ABF was about three or four-years-old and that her aunt raised her, the complaint continues. She said her father “appeared” in May and said he wanted to take her to the U.S. She reportedly said she did not want to go but her father, identified in court documents as Fernando Bartolo Francisco, separated her from her aunt who had been raising her from early childhood. He allegedly insisted that she go with her.
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The father and daughter reportedly traveled from Guatemala, through Mexico where they crossed the border into the U.S. on May 29 by walking across the Rio Grande 18 miles west of the Paso Del Norte Port of Entry in El Paso. Border Patrol agents arrested them and fingerprinted them. The agents released her and her father the following day due to processing center overcrowding, the complaint states. Officials released them on an Order of Recognizance and...
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