Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrests man on sexual assault charge
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office arrested Harold Newton Smith III of Spring on Monday, Oct. 1.
Smith was charged with one count of online solicitation of a minor and one count of aggravated sexual assault of a child.
According to a police report, investigators learned that a 13-year-old male met Smith on a social networking site and the two arranged to meet. The victim's mother found suggestive text messages on the boy's phone and informed the sheriff's office.
Detectives posing as the juvenile arranged a meeting with Smith via text messaging and then arrested him when he arrived, according to the report.
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