General Hospital's Ignacio Serricchio To Y&R image

Serricchio (Nikki Nelson/

New cop on the beat.

Updated November 30:

Serricchio will debut as Detective Alex Chavez on the Friday December 7 episode of "Y&R."

Original article October 17:

According to TV Guide, actor Ignacio Serricchio ("CSI: Miami," "The Client List"), known to soap fans for his role as Diego Alcazar on "General Hospital," has landed in Genoa City. Serricchio is headed to "Y&R," where he'll play a streetwise undercover cop from New York. The actor begins taping this month, however his character, Alex, won't be seen until December.

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