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70 year-old sex offender jailed for abusing another child

Arrest affidavit accuses John David Cron of continuous abuse of 6 year-old girl

John David Cron, 70, was arrested Friday and charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child.
John David Cron, 70, was arrested Friday and charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child.

SAN ANTONIO – A 70 year-old sex offender is now jailed for abusing another child.

John David Cron was arrested Friday and charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child.

A 6 year-old girl told sheriff's detectives and CPS workers Cron had abused her beginning in August of 2012.

In the affidavit, a detective notes that Cron is listed by the state as a lifetime sex offender.

Cron has a 2004 conviction in Dallas for a multiple offenses of indecency with a child by contact.

He remained in the Bexar County Jail on Saturday.

The affidavit says Cron was living with the girl's family when he sexually abused her, and says the family kicked him out when they became aware of the abuse.