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In Mexico Man arrested after being filmed by waitress molesting 4-yr-old daughter

The arrest had been facilitated by the release of the video which had gone viral, sparking nationwide outrage in the city of Mexico and environs.

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News reports have revealed the arrest of a man who had reportedly been filmed by a waitress in a restaurant, molesting his 4-yr-old daughter.

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Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon filmed molesting 4-yr-old daughter play

Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon filmed molesting 4-yr-old daughter

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The arrest had been facilitated by the release of the video which had gone viral, sparking nationwide outrage in the city of Mexico and environs.

The disturbing footage is alleged to show the man groping his little girl who had been sitting on his lap, under the table where they sat to eat in the restaurant.

The man is seen carrying on a conversation with others around the table, while carrying on the sickening act underneath the table.

Following the intense manhunt sparked by public outrage, the police have announced the arrest of the alleged perpetrator, who had turned out to be the girl's father.

Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon apprehended by the police play

Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon apprehended by the police

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The suspect later identified as Juan Vicente Hernandez Leon, 48, had reportedly been seized while trying to catch a bus to Mexico City.

Mr Leon's wife, Ms Algomeda, reportedly uploaded a video of herself coming to her husbands defence to Facebook, adding that she has been suffering after their daughter had been taken away from them by child protection service officials following her husbands arrest.

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Ms Algomeda

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In the video, Ms Algomeda says:

"Do you think that the child would have been so calm if my husband had been touching her inappropriately? Of course she wouldn’t, the girl would have reacted."

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Ms Algomeda goes on to claim that the little girl is suffering psychological damage following her separation from her family. 

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