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Auburn man charged with molesting girl
Eleazar Antonio Hernandez-Mendez
Eleazar Antonio Hernandez-Mendez

An Auburn man was charged with molesting a child in February at a Gainesville home, according to authorities.

Eleazar Antonio Hernandez-Mendez, 25, was charged with child molestation and sexual battery on a child under the age of 16.

Hall County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman B.J. Williams said the case involved a girl with whom Hernandez-Mendez was previously acquainted.

Williams said investigators learned of the incident a week after it happened.

Hernandez-Mendez was booked Tuesday, June 28, in to the Hall County Jail, where he remains with no bond.

No attorney information was available Wednesday, June 29, from Magistrate Court officials.