Two Children Reportedly Sexually Assaulted After Mother Let Known Sex Offender Babysit Them
click to enlarge San Antonio Police DepartmentA registered sex offender is back in custody after a young boy said the man sexually assaulted him and his sister.San Antonio police arrested Robert Harris Friday after a 4-year-old boy told his grandmother that Harris assaulted him and his 7-year-old sister. When the boy came forward on September 4, the girl began crying said they were not supposed to tell anybody, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by KSAT The grandmother alerted police, prompting an investigation.Authorities interviewed the children on September 18, at which point they alleged that Harris assaulted them while he was babysitting them. The children were reportedly in their bathing suits in the bathroom when the incident occurred.The children's mother told police she was aware that Harris is a registered sex offender and still let him watch the pair. According to KSAT, a witness told police that Harris sexually assaulted one of the children three years ago , but that Harris previously denied the allegations to the mother.Harris, 41, was sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2004 for aggravated sexual assault of a child, though it is unknown when he was released.Harris has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child, and his bail has been set at $60,000.sacurrent.com
SAPD: Registered sex offender assaulted two children while babysitting them
SAN ANTONIO - A registered sex offender accused of assaulting two children he was babysitting was arrested Friday night by San Antonio police. In 2004, Harris was previously sentenced to 12 years in prison in 2004 for aggravated sexual assault of a child. On Sept. 4, a 4-year-old boy and his 7-year-old sister told their grandmother that Harris sexually assaulted them. They said Harris assaulted them while he was babysitting them. Police spoke to the children's mother, who said she was aware Harris was a registered sex offender.
SAPD searching for sex offender now accused of assaulting 2 children
SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio police are searching for a 41-year-old convicted sex offender who is now accused of sexually assaulting two young children. Police said the man, identified as Robert Harris, is on the run and has two active felony warrants for his arrest. In 2004, Harris was sentenced to 12 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child, according to online records. Courtesy: Texas Department of Public SafetyHe was released from prison in March 2015 and is a registered sex offender, online records show. Anyone with information on Harris' whereabouts is urged to contact the San Antonio Police Department at 210-207-7273.
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