Lawton man indicted for sex crimes against a child in Wichita Co.

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - A Lawton man has been indicted by the Wichita County grand jury on two charges that involve sexual abuse of a child.

On Thursday, Rusty Lyle White, 33, was indicted on an Indecency with a Child charge and Aggravated Sexual Assault charge.

The indictment stemmed from an incident on September 12 of this year.

WFPD were dispatched to a home in the 4300 block of Cunningham Drive in reference to a possible sexual assault of a child that evening around 7:48 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they spoke with the mother of the 5-year-old victim who said walked into her master bedroom and found White engaging in sexual acts with the child.

There was a short standoff with police before White surrendered and was taken into custody. White was arrested and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault.

White was interviewed by detectives where he admitted to the inappropriate behavior and said there have been similar encounters between the victim and him in the past.

White remains behind bars in the Wichita County Jail on a combined $125,000 bond.

Newschannel 6 will continue to follow this developing story.

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