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Unaccompanied minor from Honduras alleges abuse by guardian
Unaccompanied minor from Honduras alleges abuse by guardian

A Honduran man living in Baltimore County faces federal charges after an unaccompanied immigrant girl sent to live with him told police he smuggled her into the United States and that the pair engaged in a sexual relationship. Federal officials gave Pedro Lara Portillo, 42, guardianship over the girl, who is also from Honduras, as part of a program that places minors who cross the border alone with relatives while their immigration status is determined, according to court documents. The 16-year-old girl crossed the border in late March and after about a month in custody was released to live with Lara in Owings Mills. The girl told police that Lara had an "inappropriate sexual...

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