UTA police arrest man suspected of 2009 sexual assault of a minor
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
At about 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, UTA police officers served an arrest warrant and took a man suspected of sexually assaulting a minor in 2009 into custody.
Sam Webb Ward, 50, of Pantego, faces charges including sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child in connection with the investigation. The arrest followed a recent report from the victim, who told police that she was assaulted by the suspect seven years ago at a UTA campus apartment.
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