A Magistrate in Granada has ordered the detention in prison of a 34-year-old man who was travelling with 12-year-old Rocío Jiménez Martín, a young girl who disappeared on Thursday while playing on the street in front of her house in Isla Cristina, Huelva.
Rocío Jiménez Martín disappeared on Thursday while playing in calle Lepanto in Isla Cristina and was found on a bus in Granada on Friday in the company of the detainee. Rocío Jiménez Martín suffers from a mental disability of 37%. Being under 13 years of age, she cannot consent to a sexual relationship.
The detainee is being held in connection with alleged sexual abuse and, upon the request of the prosecutor, is being held in custody. In addition, in case the detainee is released from prison, a restraining order has been put in place.