Grandfather hits man for lewd acts performed with his grandchild

SALINAS - A man admitted to striking another man after he allegedly had sexual relations with a child.

Deputies with the Monterey County Sheriff's Office went to a home regarding a lewd and lascivious act on a child that had just occurred.

Upon arrival, deputies said they found a man, later identified as 58-year-old Arturo Figueroa Ibarra with great bodily injuries to the facial area.

Deputies said Ibarra was then air lifted to San Jose Regional Area.

During the investigation, deputies found that Ibarra did commit lewd and lascivious act with a child. It was also discovered that the man who struck Ibarra, later identified as 53-year-old Miguel Angel Robles was the grandfather of the child in the case.

Robles reportedly left the area prior to deputies arriving to the scene and was the last one seen with Ibarra. Deputies said Robles was eventually found and interviewed. 

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