HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Deputies with the Houston County Sheriff's Office arrested a 17-year-old Grapeland man on Tuesday in connection to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl during a Latexo ISD volleyball game Tuesday night.
According to the arrest affidavit, Steven Ross was arrested and charged with felony sexual assault of a child on Tuesday.
A Houston County Sheriff's Office deputy was called out to the Latexo High School in reference to a sexual assault of a child complaint on Tuesday. Ross gave both a written and audio statement and admitted to having sexual activity during the Latexo ISD volleyball game, the affidavit stated.
In Texas, a child under the age of 17 cannot legally give consent to have sex, according to criminal statutes.