Lifetime registered sex offender arrested for alleged assault of child in Wichita Falls

Lifetime registered sex offender arrested for alleged assault of child in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - A Wichita Falls man, who is a lifetime registered sex offender, is behind bars charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.

In November 2014, the father of a 5-year-old girl came to the Wichita Falls Police station to report a sexual assault. The father said his daughter had disclosed about sexual abuse to him.

The victim was taken to Patsy's House for a forensic interview. During the interview, the victim described sexual acts done to her by Gary Ray Cline, 50.

The detective assigned to the case noted the victim was consistent with her description of the assaults to her father, stepmother, Child Protective Services and the forensic interviewer.

Cline was contacted by authorities and he denied the allegations made against him. Cline did confirm he was around the child during visits with the child's mother and stepfather.

Cline is a convicted felon and a lifetime registered sex offender for having committed a crime against a child victim. He was arrested on Friday, July 21.

As of Monday afternoon, Cline was behind bars in the Wichita County jail on a $250,000 bond.

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