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Man accused of sexual assault of a child barricades himself in home

Posted: 9:10 AM, Mar 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-14 14:10:44Z
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CORSICANA, TEXAS — A man who Corsicana police believe sexually assault a child was caught after he barricaded himself in a Brenham home.

Chief of Corsicana Police Robert Johnson said detectives investigated Daniel Christopher Burks and obtained warrants for his arrest for continuous sexual assault of a child and sexual assault of a child.

During the investigation, Burks fled to Brenham, Johnson said.

Brenham police tracked down Burks, who then barricaded himself inside a home.

After numerous attempts to negotiate a peaceful surrender, Brenham police used tear gas on the home before going inside and arresting Burks.