HUNTINGTON, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Huntington Police department arrested a 40-year-old man Friday in connection to allegations that he molested an 11-year-old girl back in June.
Israel Lee Cole, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail on a second-degree indecency with a child by sexual contact charge and a third-degree possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram. No bail amounts have been set for the charges.
According to the arrest affidavit, the girl's mother made the outcry to the Huntington Police Department. She told the police officer who took the report that her daughter was molested at a home in the 700 block of Gibson Street in Huntington .
The victim was interviewed at the Child Advocacy Center in Center. A San Augustine County Sheriff's Office deputy was present for the forensic interview. The girl told the interviewer that Cole molested her by touching her privates.