Daniel Vela was arrested Friday by investigators at the Jim Wells County Sheriff's Department for allegedly sexually abusing a child under the age of 14. 

According to investigators, the victim made the outcry to a school official who immediately contacted Child Protective Services.

Investigators were contacted and after an investigation into the matter found Vela at a residence on the 500 block of Chaparral Street.

The case is under investigation. Texas Rangers assisted in the arrest.

Vela was booked into the JWC jail and charged with continuous sexual assault of a child.