CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart Indecency

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart IndecencyPick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart IndecencyCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart IndecencyViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Maypearl Man Gets 20 Years Jail For Walmart IndecencyPick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

WAXAHACHIE (AP) - A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for assaulting a 7-year-old boy in the toy section of a Dallas-area retail store.

Prosecutors in Ellis County on Monday announced the penalty for 39-year-old Phillip Wayne Waller of Maypearl.

A jury in Waxahachie convicted Waller of indecency with a child over the October 2010 incident. He received the maximum penalty Nov. 9.

The victim’s father testified he briefly left his older boy in the toy section of a Walmart in Midlothian while taking his 4-year-old son to the bathroom. The father says he returned to find Waller was pressed up against the victim.

Midlothian police say Waller fled but was chased by store employees, who turned in a description of his car. Waller was later arrested.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments