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Lawrenceburg child rape suspect in custody

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

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.