Man reported missing out of Texas arrested in Florence

A man reported missing out of Beaumont, Texas has been arrested in Florence on charges of Assault and Battery Second Degree of a woman Wednesday night, according to Major Carlos Raines with Florence police.

Raines says they arrested Edgar Hernandez, 33, at the Walmart on South Irby Street.

He adds Hernandez followed a woman inside the store and when she got to the shoe department he pressed his body against hers while inappropriately touching her.

Hernandez is being held at the Florence County Detention Center.