Young girls put man behind bars

March 7, 2008 3:39:31 AM PST
A 74-year-old man is in jail accused of grabbing little girls at his apartment complex and trying to kiss them.Chief Herbert Gilbert in the city of South Houston says they received a tip over the weekend.

Investigators charged Augustine Lara with one count of assault. Police say he came into contact with as many as five victims when the little girls came over to play with his grandchildren at the Windsore Gardens Apartments.

Lara could face additional charges including two counts of indecency with a child and two counts of aggravated sexual assault.

If you know additional victims you are asked to call the police at 713-944-1910.

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