East Texas man arrested for assault of a child

An East Texas man, known as "Candy Man" has been charged with assaulting a young girl.

Angelina County Sheriff's investigators say Elroy Edwards Sr. of Lufkin, was arrested by Lufkin police on Wednesday.

We're told Edwards is known for selling candy and soda from his home in the Cedar Grove Community.

We will give you details on this story as information develops.