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Bail remains at $100,000 for youth soccer coach facing lewdness charges

Agustin Ramirez-Rodriguez appears in court Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at North Las Vegas Justice Court. (KSNV)

A local soccer coach facing lewdness with a child charges appeared in court for his arraignment Tuesday morning in North Las Vegas.

Agustin Ramirez-Rodriguez, 54, is accused of inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl who was on one of his teams May 16 at Hartke Park.

A police report says the coach told the teen that she needed to go to his car so he could massage her leg after it was injured. Originally, Ramirez-Rodriguez told police he never touched the girl. He later told investigators he may have touched her unintentionally.

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The victim's mother tells news 3 she dropped off her three daughters — ages 15, 12 and 9 — at Hartke Park that day for soccer practice.

She says 30 minutes later she then began getting frantic calls and text messages from the oldest girl, asking to be picked up.

Bail remains at $100,000. If he makes bail, Ramirez-Rodriguez will be placed on house arrest.

This remains an ongoing investigation, and detectives are seeking any other victims. Anyone with information is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111, or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Ramirez-Rodriguez is scheduled to return to court June 13 for his preliminary hearing.

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