Man charged with picking up Florida teen, bringing back to Alabama for sex

Published 9:58 am Thursday, December 22, 2022

An Alabama man has been arrested and charged with statutory rape and other charges after police said he picked up a teenage girl from Florida and brought her back to Alabama to have sex.

Florence police officers responded to 2166 Belview Road to attempt to locate a missing juvenile female from Florida.

Officers located the 15-year-old missing female along with Hermelindo Hor Cucul, 23-year-old male of Florence.

After further investigation it was determined that Hor Cucul traveled to Florida to pickup the juvenile and then brought her to Florence. It was also determined that the two were in a sexual relationship.

Hermelindo Hor Cucul was arrested for Statutory Rape and Traveling to Meet a Child for Unlawful Sex Acts. Hor Curcul is being held at the Lauderdale County Detention Center on a $100,000.00 bond.