DA's office: Jailer rapes girl inside juvenile justice center

Jailer accused of offering girl, 15, candy to have sex

Published On: Oct 10 2012 06:53:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2012 07:02:26 PM CDT
HOUSTON -

A jailer at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center has been accused of sexually assaulting a child inside the jail.

According to the Harris County District Attorney's office, Robert Emerson Robinson coerced a girl, 15, into having sex with him by offering her candy.

The alleged rape happened in May 2012, investigators said.

Robinson has been charged with sexual assault of a child.