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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A tip to Dallas Police from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children resulted in an arrest on sexual assault of a child charges.

The Dallas Police Department’s Child Exploitation Squad arrested Melvin Perez, 23, Monday, June 13.

Police say Perez was communicating with a 16-year-old boy.

Police say Perez drove from Arkansas to Dallas to meet with the victim, where he allegedly sexually abused him.

Bond is set at $25,000.

Anyone with more information on Perez can contact Detective Lawler at (214)671-4453.

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