Local man arrested for sex crimes against teen girls

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An East Texas man accused of sexually assaulting four teenagers now sits behind bars.

After a lengthy investigation the Bowie County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18-year-old Gary “Tanner” Royal, of Nash, Texas on four counts of Sexual Assault of a Child.

On Monday Royal was booked into the Bi-State Jail.  His bond has been set at $75,000 on each charge.

All four cases involve female victims between the ages of 13 and 14 in the Redwater area. 

During the course of the  investigation information was gathered that leads detectives to believe there may be more people who have been victimized by Royal. 

Anyone with information regarding one these investigations or you know of someone who is a victim you are encouraged to contact Det. Chris Sutherland at 903-798-3375.

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