Izard County Sheriffs Office has arrested a man on sexual assault charges. Court documents state that Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office received reports on Dec. 3 of an inappropriate sexual relationship that was occurring between Larry Hamby, age 39 and a juvenile female victim. 

The violation occurred on July 1 of this year according to reports. When speaking with investigators, the victim disclosed that she and Hamby were in a sexual relationship and had sexual intercourse at least once while she was age 15.

The female victim’s cell phone was turned over to investigators, and they discovered numerous text message between the two, detailing their sexual relationship. 

Court documents stated the text messages from both the victim and Hamby discussed sexually inappropriate material, and on more than one occasion, exchanged explicit photographs. 

Hamby was charged with sexual assault 4th degree a class D felony.

Hamby’s bond was set at $10,000, reports say he has already posted bond.