A Mason City man was charged with felony sexual abuse after police say he performed a sex act with a 15-year-old girl.

Ruben Mario Ramirez, 34, has been charged with felony third-degree sexual abuse. 

The sex act took place sometime in February or March at Ramirez's residence in the 500 block of North Adams Avenue, according to a Mason City Police Department criminal complaint.  

Police say Ramirez was aware of the girl's age.

Ramirez was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail Tuesday. 

Assistant County Attorney Andrew Olson recommended a $10,000 cash-only bond in Ramirez's name because of the nature of the charge and an ICE detainer and/or hold on him, according to court documents. 

Following his initial court appearance late Wednesday morning, Ramirez was released on his own recognizance pending a June 7 preliminary hearing. 

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