Key Largo – A 13 year old Key Largo boy was arrested Friday, charged with sexually battering an 8 year old boy.
The incident took place on October 2nd at the victim’s Key Largo residence. The victim’s mother reported the incident to the Sheriff’s Office and the case was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit. Detectives worked together with the Department of Children and Families on the investigation.
On Friday, 13 year old Manuel Rivera was booked at the Monroe County Detention Center on Plantation Key on charges of Sexual Battery on a child under the age of 12. He is currently in the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice.