From Enterprise Staff
A 911 call regarding a female in distress and needing assistance led to the arrest of Cory Austin Lilley, 31 of Livingston.
After receiving the call at approximately 8:24 p.m. Thursday, Polk County sheriff’s deputies and a DPS trooper arrived at the scene and saw the male subject assaulting a female outside the residence with children present.
Lilley was transported to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to be interviewed by detectives, attempted to run away and was immediately apprehended and taken to the Polk County Jail.
Lilley was charged with aggravated sexual assault and aggravated assault family/household with a weapon, both first degree felonies, endangering a child criminal negligence, a state jail felony, and escape while arrested/confined, a third-degree felony, and remains in the Polk County Jail on bonds totaling $230,000.