Sarasota, Florida -- A mother and her child have accused a relative of sexual crimes against them.
Sarasota Police say the two have made allegations against their relative, 39-year-old Ernest Black. During an investigation into the sexual battery of the mother's 3-year-old child, she also came forward saying Black molested her 20 years ago when she was 9 years old.
Black was arrested for Capital Sexual Battery on a Child under 12 on July 17. Charges in relation to the molestation accusation have not yet been made.
Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact Detective Rex Troche at 941-954-7089.