Man arrested for child sex crimes in Boone County

A Texas man was arrested in Boone County on suspicion of child sex acts and giving pornography to a minor.

Boone County deputies arrested Laâ??Anthony Murphy Monday after a 12-year-old girl told deputies she was assaulted by the 24-year-old at her home in the 4400 block of Santa Barbara.

The girlâ??s 13-year-old brother also reported Murphy showed him pornographic images contained on a cell phone.

The investigation began when officials at the girlâ??s school discovered evidence of the assault and contacted the sheriffâ??s department.

Murphy is being held in the Boone County Jail on suspicion of Statutory Sodomy 1st Degree and Furnishing Pornographic Materials to a Minor.