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East Texas man arrested, charged with sexually assaulting child

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Victor Michael Austin (Source: Smith County Jail) Victor Michael Austin (Source: Smith County Jail)
From the Smith County Sheriff's Office:

TYLER, TX – On February 7, detectives from the Smith County Sheriff's Office arrested Victor Michael Austin, 39, of Tyler, on charges of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

On February 6, a child made an outcry that she was being sexually abused. The initial report was generated and the child was forensically interviewed. The child again made an outcry of repeated sexual abuse.

A warrant was issued for Austin by 241st District Court Judge Jack Skeen. On February 7, Austin was located and arrested and an interview was completed with the suspect where he admitted to sexually abusing the child. After the interview, he was booked in to the Smith County Jail.

Judge Skeen set Austin’s bond at $1,000,000.


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