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Tyler man arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child

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Victor Michael Austin Victor Michael Austin

Smith County Sheriff's Office:

TYLER, TX – On February 7, detectives from the Smith County Sheriff's Office arrested 39-year-old Victor Michael Austin, 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 Austin by 241st District Court Judge Jack Skeen.

On February 7, Austin was located and arrested.  An interview was completed with the suspect and 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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