LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An Angelina County grand jury indicted a 20-year-old Arlington man in connection to allegations that he abused a child under the age of 14 multiple times during the period from Jan. 26, 2014 to March 25, 2014.
Andrew Ryan Lewis was arrested Tuesday after he was indicted on two counts of felony injury to a child causing serious bodily injury and one felony count of aggravated assault. Collectively, his bail amount has been set at $100,000.
According to the text of the indictment, which was filed on Oct. 2, the alleged abuse started on Jan. 26 and continued to March 25 of 2014. The text of Counts I to III of the indictment states that Lewis "knowingly or recklessly caused serious bodily injury to [the victim] by striking the child with an object unknown to the grand jury and/or applying pressure to the child's chest area and/or by dropping the child and/or jerking the child's leg."