TOWN OF BELOIT

Town of Beloit police announced the arrest of a man Wednesday in relation to a sexual assault investigation.

Noel Y. Perez Lavariega, 34, was arrested on charges of second-degree sexual assault of a child Wednesday, according to a news release from police. He is being held in Rock County Jail awaiting an initial court appearance.

Town of Beloit police and the Rock County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations unit executed a search warrant at the 2500 block of East Hill Road, leading to the arrest, according to the release.

Police believe a social media dating site might have been used for the meeting, according to the release. The investigation is ongoing.

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