Shallowater man charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child

Shallowater man charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child
Robert Alan Cook (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

UPDATE: Cook was indicted for one court of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child by a Lubbock County Grand Jury on Feb. 26. The 53-year-old Cook remains in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond.

ORIGINAL STORY:

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - According to an arrest warrant filed on February 4, 2019, 53-year-old Robert Alan Cook has been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.

The alleged assault happened in January.

When Shallowater Police went to question Cook, he was holding a knife and threatened to stab himself in the stomach. Before he could be questioned about the assault he told the officer, “I didn’t do nothing wrong.”

The victim told the Child Advocacy Center interviewer the assault happened two times.

Currently, Cook is being held in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a $75,000 bond.

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