Youth softball coach arrested, charged with sexual assault of a child
By John Perera, Web Producer -
HOUSTON (FOX 26) -
A youth softball coach is accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old Friendswood teen during the 2012 softball season.
Police and other law enforcement agencies arrested Ryan Jon Loofboro, 34, around 4 p.m. Thursday in Dickinson, Texas, according to the Friendswood Police Department. Loofboro is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.
The investigation began after police received a report about the assault in May. The Galveston County District Attorney's Office filed charges after a six-week investigation.
"This investigation underscores the need for constant communication between parents and children. Loofboros status as a coach enabled him to have access to children. Police encourage parents who have children in the Friendswood softball league to visit with their children to help any other victims come forward," a Friendswood PD statement read.
Loofboro is in custody on $40,000 bond for each charge.
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