HOUSTON A Harris County jailer is accused of using candy and other treats to coax a young girl at a detention center into having sex, according to Houston police.

Robert Emerson Robinson, 28, is charged with sexual assault of a child.

The 15-year-old victim was housed at the Harris County Juvenile Justice Center when the assault happened in May, according to court documents. Surveillance video shows one incident of Robinson visiting the girl s dark cell.

Robinson allegedly confessed to investigators that he did have sex with the girl.

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