COUNSELOR CHARGED WITH ASSAULT INVOLVING TEENAGED CLIENT

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Carlos Huajardo Perez

A counselor has been charged with simple assault involving one of his clients. Detectives began investigating Carlos Huajardo Perez , 68, of Bristow, last month after a family member of the 16-year-old girl reported instances of unwanted touching on two separate occasions. The girl was receiving home-based mental health services at the time from Perez, who is a counselor through the National Counseling Group. Perez was charged yesterday with two counts of simple assault and released on a personal recognizance bond. Detectives would like to hear from anyone else who may want to report similar instances involving the suspect, to please call them at 703-691-2131.For ongoing updates in this case and other news, please follow @FairfaxCountyPD on Twitter.