The Texas Department of Public Safety's sex offender registry database lists Mike Cox Avilaas a sex offender.
The 63-year-old is in trouble with the law again. He was arrested on a charge of indecency with a child - contact.
Avila remained behind bars in San Antonioon Monday as he tried to make a $150,000 bond.
According to an arrest warrant, a girl was helping him at his shoe repair business near Alamo Heights.
She allegesthatAvila,the owner of the Shoe Doctor store in the 6600 block of Seidel Road, started making small talk with her, which turned into unwanted physical advances.
The warrant alleges he even offered the victim $50 to comply.
No, the arrest document said she told him.
However, police allege that did not stop Avila from escalating the molestation. It's alleged he even covered the victim's mouth.
The warrant states that all of this happened while the business was open.
Investigators said the girl's mother engaged the suspect in a conversation that was being recorded by a police operator. Avila allegedly confessed to the crime and apologized.
The state's sex offender registry shows Avila had a previous incident involving a 7-year-old girl.