TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A Travis County Sheriff’s Office senior deputy is accused of indecency with a child and faces a felony charge, according to court documents obtained by KXAN.

Kyle Sass, 39, is accused of indecency with a child, which is a second-degree felony, according to an affidavit. Sass has been employed with TCSO since 2006 and is on administrative assignment.

Kyle Sass, 39 | Mugshot provided by Austin Police Department

Sass was booked into the Travis County Jail at 2:27 p.m. and was released after after he completed his walkthrough at 2:55 p.m., a spokesperson with TCSO told KXAN. He was released on a $20,000 bond.

Sheriff Sally Hernandez released the following statement:

I’m deeply saddened that a Travis County Sheriff’s Office deputy is suspected of such a crime. Our agency is taking the matter seriously and the investigation is active and ongoing. The deputy has been placed on administrative assignment. 

Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez