Man accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl

Ariel Valerio in court on Aug. 23, 2017

HOUSTON - A 35-year-old man is a facing super aggravated assault charge after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl.

Areil Valerio faced a judge Wednesday.

Investigators said the child and the child's mother confirmed the sexual assault.

His bond was set at $40,000 and he was ordered to have no contact with the child or her mother.

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