Sexual offender Ricardo Rodriguez has been arrested, according to a Holmes County Sheriffs Office news release.

Rodriguez allegedly touched a nine-year-old child "in inappropriate places," the news release stated.

Rodriguez, originally from New Jersey and who served more than 20 years in prison for child molestation related crimes, is currently at Holmes County Jail on charges of lewd and lascivious molestation, the release stated.

Investigators believe more individuals have been harmed by Rodriguez. If you have any information, please contact Holmes County Sheriffs Office at 850-547-4421.