Arrest made in Moody sex assault

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A 21-year old man has been arrested following a McLennan County Sheriff’s Office investigation into a sexual assault reported in Moody.

Evan WIlliam Mathis was booked into the McLennan County Jail Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault of a child.

An arrest affidavit filed in the case indicated the incident is alleged to have occured in a Moody area home January 27th where the suspect had been invited for a party.

The affidavit said that the suspect and female victim ended up alone with the suspect accused of first touching the victim against her will,  then sexually assaulting her.

The affidavit stated the victim was 16 years old

The affidavit said text messages had been recovered apologizing to the victim and saying he knew authorities were looking for him.

He was located and arrested Tuesday.

Mathis remained in the McLennan County Jail Wednesday under $10,000 bond.

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