18-year-old arrested for alleged sexual assault and attempted rape

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — An 18-year-old high school student who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl and trying to rape another was arrested Wednesday.

According to police, Christian Alvarado is under investigation for having sex with a 13-year-old. The victim told investigators she met Alvarado at Harmony Charter School in Austin. She also said that another girl from the school was sexually assaulted by Alvarado. 

Investigators tracked down the second victim’s name through the school and reached out to her mother.

The victim told officers Alvarado showed up at her apartment in southwest Austin and pressured her to have sex with him. When she refused, the victim said Alvarado then broke into the apartment and attempted to rape her.

The victim told police she never invited Alvarado into her apartment. Investigators obtained a search warrant for Alvarado’s Snapchat account and the victim was able to identify Alvarado in the photos.

Alvarado is now facing charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child and burglary with intent to commit rape.

His bond is currently set at $30,000.

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