HOUSTON A United States Marine accused of sexually abusing a child was taken into custody overseas by members of the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders & Fugitive Task Force, according to the Harris County Sheriff s Office.

Investigators say George Christopher Aragon, 22, sexually assaulted his victim over a period of several years. The girl is now in her teens.

Aragon was actively serving in the US Marine Corps and stationed in Japan.

Aragon was extradited to Houston and booked into the Harris County Jail Tuesday. He was being held on a $50,000 bond.

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