Council Bluffs man arrested for having sex with a 13-year-old girl

Posted at 10:58 PM, May 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-31 10:03:50-04

An 18-year-old man is under arrest in Council Bluffs, accused of having sex with a 13-year-old girl.
Zachary Cox was arrested Tuesday, after a disturbance near 9th Street and Avenue I in Council Bluffs. 

Investigators say Cox told an officer on the scene that he had sex with the teenage girl.  He was detained and taken to the Criminal Investigations office for an interview.  After a brief interview Cox was arrested on 1 count of sexual abuse in the 3rd degree.  

The 13-year-old female was located and is currently safe with family members.