A 51-year-old Alice man was arrested Monday in connection with an aggravated sexual assault of a child at a residence on the 3200 block of South Highway 281.

According to Investigator Juan Charles with the Alice Police Department, Javier Almaraz was in care of several children when he sexually assaulted one of the female children.

The 7-year-old child made an outcry to her mother who reported the incident to police.

Almaraz was processed at the Alice PD before he was booked into the Jim Wells County jail. He has a bond of $100,000.

Police contacted Child Protective Services.