HOUSTON – Police have arrested the man wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.
Jeremy Rothad Jackson, 34, was arrested on Thursday without incident, Houston police said.
UPDATE: Suspect Jeremy Rothad Jackson (b/m, 34) was identified as the suspect in this case and arrested yesterday (April 1) without incident.— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) April 2, 2021
He is charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child in the 176th State District Court.#hounews https://t.co/mdlegYLsMo pic.twitter.com/YiXfGJha2A
According to authorities, the assault happened on Aug. 31, 2019, at an apartment on Antoine Drive near De Soto Street in northwest Harris County.
Surveillance video released in 2019, showed Jackson walking through a hallway with a small towel or rag on his head.
Police said he entered the complex and paced around before walking to the mail area, where the 13-year-old victim was waiting for her mail.
Authorities said the man then grabbed the young girl and sexually assaulted her in the common area of the complex before fleeing.