Diboll man, 70, gets 8 years for inappropriately touching teen girl

Jose Cruz (Source: Angelina County Jail)
Jose Cruz (Source: Angelina County Jail)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An Angelina County district judge has sentenced a 70-year-old Diboll man to eight years in prison for innappropriately touching a 14-year-old girl in 2011.

Judge Paul White issued the sentence to Jose Maria Cruz Monday afternoon.

Cruz pleaded guilty to the charge of indecency with a child in October.

Diboll police arrested Cruz in April 2012 after he admitted to touching the girl inappropriately.

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