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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- Deputies have arrested and charged a man accused of trying to lure a girl who had just gotten off a Katy I.S.D. school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Charles E. Grass, 51, appeared in a downtown court overnight on a felony charge of enticing a child.

According to court documents, Grass allegedly called on an 11-year-old girl to come over to him after she got off her bus. She claimed the man tried to grab her. The girl ran to some nearby witnesses, and Grass was later arrested.

KHOU 11's Andrew Horansky reports KHOU

It all happened at the Value Inn at 121 Baker Road.

A judge set the suspect's bond at $25,000, and he remained behind bars as of early Thursday.

Public records show Grass is from Kentucky. He told authorities he was in town working a job.

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