Crime

Fayette County man accused of sex abuse of three girls younger than 12

Heber Jimenez.
Heber Jimenez. Fayette County jail

A Lexington man has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused three girls younger than 12, according to court records.

Heber Jiminez, 31, was charged Tuesday night with eight counts of sexual abuse and two counts of rape. The rape occurred about five years ago, according to court records. The three victims ranged in age from 6 to 10 years old.

The victims told police that Jiminez sexually abused them more than once in multiple locations. One of the victim younger than 7 told police that Jiminez raped her multiple times, according to court records.

Jiminez was due to appear in court Wednesday.

Michael McKay: 859-231-1324, @hlpublicsafety

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