Plano teen charged with abusing child in his mom's day care

ByThe Courier of Montgomery County KTRK logo
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

PLANO, TX (KTRK) -- The case of a 17-year-old Texas high school baseball standout charged with sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child at his mother's home day care has been transferred to juvenile court

The teen was initially arrested June 20 and charged as an adult under Texas law with two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of indecency with a child. He's been held in the Collin County jail on $600,000 bond.

But a court ruled during a bond reduction hearing Wednesday there was probable cause to believe the teen "may have committed felony criminal acts when he was under the age of 17" and ordered that he be transferred to a juvenile detention facility.

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