Man charged in girl’s sex as­sault

Austin American-Statesman - - LOCALBRIEFING -

A man ac­cused of abus­ing a 4-year-old Austin girl this month has been charged with ag­gra­vated sex­ual as­sault of a child. Ger­ald Joseph Laneaux drove the girl to an un­known lo­ca­tion July 1 and as­saulted her in his car, an ar­rest af­fi­davit said.

The girl’s mother later no­ticed that her daugh­ter’s un­der­wear was not on cor­rectly and ques­tioned the girl, then called po­lice, the doc­u­ment said.

Laneaux was ar­rested and later re­leased from Travis County Jail on $100,000 bail, Austin po­lice said.

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