Wanted man accused of sexually abusing child arrested in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) – One of Hays County’s most wanted suspects was arrested at a home in San Marcos on Tuesday night.

Hays County Sheriff’s Office says Robert Bernal, 58, has been remanded in custody at Hays County Jail.

Bernal was wanted on a conviction for aggravated assault on a child, and the sheriff’s office said he was on their list of most wanted.

The alleged assault happened in March 2020, according to the prison’s website.

Bernal is being held in jail on a $ 100,000 bail.

Hays County Sheriff Gary Cutler thanked the anonymous caller who reported Bernal’s location. Such tips can earn up to $ 1,000 in reward money, the sheriff’s office added.

Anyone with information about criminal activity or wanted persons can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8477 anywhere in the United States

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