HPD: Man tried to kiss young girl, raise up her skirt

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Gustavo Pineda

HOUSTON - Houston police arrested a man accused of trying to do inappropriate things to a 7-year-old girl.

Gustavo Pineda, 25, is charged with attempted indecency child exposure and unlawful restraint.

Houston police said Pineda grabbed the girl on Sunday and forced her into an apartment. Investigators said he tried to kiss the girl and raise up her skirt. The girl was able to get away.

Police said Pineda and the girl do not know each other.

Pineda is being held in the Harris County jail on no bond.

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