DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The CEO of the company that owns the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show is facing a child sexual abuse charge.
George Laughlin is accused of sexually abusing a child about a decade ago.READ MORE: Tony Evans Jr., Lancaster Football Player And University Of Wyoming Recruit, Killed In Shooting At Dallas Hotel
He turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday and bonded out immediately.
Police said the alleged victim is a family acquaintance and is not associated with the show’s foundation or charity.
Laughlin is the CEO of YEA Networks which was created by the late Kid Kraddick.READ MORE: 11-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Child Who Found Gun In Vehicle At Dallas Walmart, Police Say
Co-host of the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, Kellie Rasberry Evans, released the following statement on the matter:
I would not work for a man if I thought there was one shred of truth to this. I know him as a man and I know his character. I’ve seen him with children for 25 years. I believe him 100 percent. I pray for all who are involved and that the truth comes out.
Dallas Police said they are in the process of creating a community bulletin for distribution to try to find out if there are any other alleged victims.MORE NEWS: Ramsey Clark, Dallas Native And Former US Attorney General, Dies At 93