NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Nacogdoches Police Department arrested a 29-year-old man in connection that he sexually assaulted a young girl under the age of 15 on April 23.
Eric Micah Fulton, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on three first-degree felony counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. No bail amount has been set at this time.
According to the arrest affidavit, an NPD officer went to an address in Nacogdoches on June 1 and spoke to two of the girl's female relatives about allegations that Fulton had sexually abused the girl. The officer learned that the girl had told her relatives that Fulton had been sexually abusing her, the affidavit stated.
The girl was brought in for a forensic interview at Harold's House on June 2. During the interview, the young girl said Fulton had sexually assaulted her in a variety of ways, the affidavit stated. In addition, the findings from a SANE nurse were consistent with sexual abuse, according to the affidavit.