Coach charged in connection with sexual assault of child at Magnolia gym

MAGNOLIA, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a child at a Magnolia gym.

According to a release, the sheriff's office special victims unit was requested on March 22 to lead the investigation into the reports of sexual assault of a child by a gymnastics coach at Maximum Athletics Gym in Magnolia.

In a previous report, the owner of the gym told deputies some of his students came to him and said they think something improper was happening between a teen student and an adult instructor.

The accused instructor was identified as 56-year-old Neptali Narvaez. Narvaez was arrested at his Fort Bend County home on March 30 on two counts of sexual assault of a child.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office wrote an investigation into the case continues and is asking anyone who may have information on Narvaez to call 936-760-5800.



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