YAKIMA — Sunnyside man, Rene Cervantes Manjarrez, 37, is in Yakima County Jail after having been arrested by Sunnyside Police on Oct. 1, on charges of communication with a minor for immoral purposes and criminal trespass, second-degree.

He is being held with a $10,000 bond.

Sunnyside Police officer found he had sent an electronic text messages to a 12-year-old, offering to pay for sex with the her. He entered onto the Sierra Vista Middle School grounds during the lunch recess to contact the victim and a second juvenile 13-year-old female witness, according to the court records.

According to the court documents, Manjarrez offered the victim $50 to have sex with him via the electronic text.

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