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Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody

Posted: 9:43 AM, Nov 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-18 13:42:24-05
Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody
Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody
Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody
Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody

Update: Sun. Nov. 18th 

Simon Porter is now in custody. According to the TBI, he was arrested in Scottsboro, Alabama.

 

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Original Story

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released new photos of a man accused of raping a 16-month-old boy in Lawrenceburg. 

Simon Dean Porter was added to the TBI's Most Wanted list on Thursday. 

Tennessee River Valley News reports that he is wanted for aggravated rape of a child. 

Authorities were notified by a local physician who examined the child. The boy has since been taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

Porter is described as 5-foot-9 inches tall and 260 pounds, with red hair and hazel eyes.

He could be driving a green S-10 pick-up with a red tailgate with possible tag number of 3G2-6Z9. The reward for his capture has been increased to $3500.