72-year-old man arrested for aggravated sexual assault of child

72-year-old man arrested for aggravated sexual assault of child
Levester Cauley (Source: Smith County judicial records)

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Smith County deputies arrested a man accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, 72-year-old Levester Cauley of Flint was arrested and charged with aggravated assault of a child following an investigation.

The investigation began on July 19, when the victim made an outcry to a family member and the Smith County Sheriff's Office was notified.

The sheriff's office reported that a medical evaluation and a forensic interview was conducted. During the investigation, Cauley was identified as the suspect in the case. Detectives then interviewed Cauley who gave a statement.

An arrest warrant was obtained on August 7 for Cauley's arrest. He was arrested by deputies on August 8.

He was booked into the Smith County Jail. His bond has been set at $250,000.

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