Accused Amarillo Child Rapist Caught In Mexico
Facing arrest in Amarillo for allegedly sexually assaulting a child was detained by Mexican law enforcement officials.
Omar Cruz, 31 fled to Mexico after two arrest warrants were issued for him in 2014 related to an investigation by the Amarillo Police Department. It's alleged Cruz committed aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years old. Cruz was also wanted for forgery of a financial instrument.
Cruz was added to the DPS list of Texas Ten Most Wanted list in 2014.
Through a joint investigation between USMS offices in the Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, and DPS. Cruz was located in Mexico.
Cruz was booked into the Laredo County jail and is awaiting extradition to Potter County.