Nacogdoches, Texas (KETK) — The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has arrested a local man for indecency with a child.
The sheriff's office received a report of a child, younger than 12, had been sexually assaulted by the suspect, Paul Thomas Buchanan, 27, of Nacogdoches.
Buchanan was visiting relatives at a home on County Road 717, when he made inappropriate contact with the child.
The child was able to escape from the Buchanan and make it to the master bedroom to tell her family what occurred. At this time, the suspect fled the scene of the residence on foot.
The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office later found the suspect at a home on County Road 825. Deputies conducted an interview with the suspect where he gave deputies a confession of what happened.
Buchanan was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail and his bond has been set at $50,000.