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Smith County man charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

Grant Edward Cook (Smith County Jail) Grant Edward Cook (Smith County Jail)
SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A Smith County man is behind bars and is accused of sexually assaulting a child. 

Grant Edward Cook, 55, of Flint is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child, of a victim younger than 14 years of age. 

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, on the evening of July 4, at a residence in Flint, Cook reportedly sexually assaulted a young female victim that was staying at his residence for the holiday. The victim told a family member that Cook had touched her genitals. The incident was later reported to the Smith County Sheriff's Office.

A search warrant was issued for Cook's residence and business. He was placed under arrest on July 17 and booked into the Smith County Jail.

Cook's bond has been set at $150,000. 

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