Texas man accused of posing as pediatrician and sexually abusing children

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A Houston man is accused of molesting two children, by pretending to be a pediatrician. Authorities say that the victims included a 6-year-old boy.

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Lee Smith III, 29, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, and charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child in attacks on Aug. 1, 2017. The other victim, authorities said, was a 15 year old girl.

Boise police encountered Smith when someone reported “a suspicious vehicle with a flat tire,” Houston Police Detective David Yoon said at the news conference. The responding Boise officer ran Smith’s license plate and driver’s license, then learned that he was wanted in Texas. He was taken into custody without incident.

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Lee Smith III, 29, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, and charged with sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child in attacks on Aug. 1, 2017. The other victim, authorities said, was a 15 year old girl.

Boise police encountered Smith when someone reported “a suspicious vehicle with a flat tire,” Houston Police Detective David Yoon said at the news conference. The responding Boise officer ran Smith’s license plate and driver’s license, then learned that he was wanted in Texas. He was taken into custody without incident.

“He was very active and very clever at how he got around children,” Yoon said.

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When the children reported the alleged abuse, Lee took off running. He’s been on the run for almost a year.

Police found him in Idaho, after a tipster snitched him out.

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