Lamar County man behind bars for child sex crimes

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LAMAR COUNTY, TX-- A Lamar County man is behind bars for sex crimes against a child.

Officials say 69 year old Danny Daniels turned himself into the Lamar County Sheriff's office on Wednesday.

Police say a parent filed a report Monday of a possible sexual encounter between Daniels and their underage daughter.

Daniels faces charges of indecency with a child and two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

He is being held in the Lamar County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing.