Hudson police arrest Lufkin man accused of inappropriately touching girls in bed

HUDSON, TX (KTRE) - Hudson police arrested a Lufkin man accused of inappropriately touching two girls in the middle of the night Saturday.

Devon Lee Gates, 27, is charged with second-degree attempted aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Hudson Police Chief Jimmy Casper said he was called out to the home around 3:30 a.m. He said two girls under the age of 13 had woken up to Gates trying to touch them inappropriately.

He said the girls were able to get away from Gates and reach out to their mother, who called law enforcement.

Casper said Gates was very drunk when he spoke with him.

Gates is being held on a $25,000 bail.

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