Texas man, 25, who allegedly posed as a high school student accused of the relationship with the teenager, police say



The 25-year-old man is arrested for posing as high school student

Texas authorities say Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley pretended he was a victim of the Hurricane, to Harvey and signed up on the Skyline high School in Dallas.

A 25-year-old Texas man who allegedly posed as a high school student is accused of kissing and touching a teenage girl and propositioning her for sex before he was arrested, police said.

Sidney Bouvier Gilstrap-Portley, 25, was charged Friday with indecency with a child. He is accused of a relationship with a 14-year-old girl while posing as a 17-year-old boy at Hillcrest High School. The girl was a freshman in high school and met Gilstrap-Portley by a friend, the Dallas Morning News reported, citing an arrest affidavit.

The girl knew Gilstrap-Portley under the name Rashaun Richardson, police said. A mutual friend told Gilstrap-Portley she was a year older than him and loved him, which led to the two exchanging Snapchat information, according to the Morning News.

The relationship eventually progressed and Gilstrap-Portley asked the teenager to kiss him and she did, the newspaper reported, quoting the statement. The man who allegedly took the teen and her cousin to a park. He has reportedly lived in a car with the girl, and is accused of kissing her and touching her breasts over her clothing.

Gilstrap-Portley asked the girl to have sex, but she refused the newspaper.

The mother of the 14-year-old girl told FOX4 News in May, her daughter told her Gilstrap-Portley kissed and touched her, but didn’t have a sexual relationship with her.

“He was popular. Many of the girls liked him and he gave her attention, though,” the mother told the station.

The woman never suspected Gilstrap-Portley of posing as a younger man, a detective approached her in May about the possibility of him wanting to relive his high school athletic career, she told the Morning-News

Gilstrap-Portley was arrested in May and charged with the crime of tampering with government documents for the filing of false enrollment records. He originally graduated from North Mesquite High School in 2011.

Gilstrap-Portley was released from jail Friday after posting bond on the second degree felony charges of child indecency, according to the Morning News.

Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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