Man accused of sleeping with 13-year-old girl, mother also arrested

BELLE GLADE, FL (WFLX) -- A Belle Glade mother and a 26-year-old man have been arrested after the man allegedly had sex with the woman's 13-year-old daughter.

Esau Zolo-Cobix is facing charges of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor. He is currently being held on $100,000 bond.

The girl's mother was charged with cruelty towards a child.

The victim told investigators that the relationship with Zolo-Cobix began in Indiana about a year ago and that her mother knew about the relationship at that time.