A New York man is accused of traveling to New Port Richey to have sex with a 13-year-old girl.

  • Christian Angelo Alarcon Roque, 21, arrested
  • Charges include lewd and lascivious battery
  • Detectives say he traveled from NY to meet teen girl

On Tuesday night, at approximately 11 p.m., Pasco deputies were dispatched to the girl’s home in reference to an unwanted guest complaint.

The caller advised that his wife found a man, Christian Angelo Alarcon Roque, 21, in the bedroom closet of his 13-year-old daughter.

Roque told detectives he traveled from Staten Island, New York to New Port Richey by train to visit the victim while his parents were on vacation in Mexico. 

The detective discovered Roque had numerous nude photos of the victim on his cell phone. 

Detectives arrested the suspect for lewd and lascivious battery, traveling to meet a minor and possession of child pornography.

According to the arrest report, Roque told detectives he met the girl three years ago online and started "dating" her a year ago. He told detectives he did not know she was 13 years old.  

Roque was booked into the Land O' Lakes Detention Center on $25,000 bond.