Man accused of getting minor pregnant

Raul Jimenez-Perez, 19, is charged with lewd and lascivious battery. (WJHG/WECP)

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A man is facing charges after deputies say he got a minor pregnant.

Bay County Sheriff's deputies learned about the victim after a family member told them about the incident. That family member said Raul Jimenez-Perez, 19, attended a local school. Deputies checked with the School Resource Deputy and found that Jimenez-Perez no longer attended the school.

Friday, a deputy interviewed the victim at her school. She told deputies Jimenez-Perez knew her age. She is now seven months pregnant.

Deputies found Jimenez-Perez at his home and say the spoke with him. They say he admitted he was the father of the child.

He was arrested on a charge of lewd and lascivious battery.

Monday Jimenez-Perez was in front of a Bay County judge, who set his bond at $25,000 and ordered him to have no contact with the victim.

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