Man charged in girl’s sex assault
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.