Jasper police arrest man accused of touching child inappropriately

Frederick Richards (Source: Jasper County Jail)
Frederick Richards (Source: Jasper County Jail)

JASPER, TX (KTRE) - Jasper police have arrested a man whom a girl said touched her inappropriately in December.

Frederick Richards Sr., 45, is charged with felony indecency with a child.

According to a a Jasper police report, officers responded to a home in the city limits on Dec. 29, in reference to a report of a sexual assault.

The report states the homeowner told police her daughter came to her and said Richards touched her inappropriately.

A police investigation determined there was no sexual assault, but Richards had committed the violation of indecency with a child.

Richards was arrested on Feb. 6 after he had come in to the police department to file a complaint on an unrelated incident.

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