TBI: Top ten most wanted suspected child rapist captured in Alabama

Tennessee

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is now reporting via Twitter that Simon Porter is now in custody. He was located and arrested by authorities in Scottsboro, Alabama. 

The Scottsboro Police Department says a passerby noticed Porter walking along the side of Alabama Highway 79 and called police.

Porter is accused of raping a 16-month-old boy in Lawrenceburg and the TBI added him to its “Top 10 Most Wanted” list.

He was transported to the Scottsboro City Jail. Porter will be extradited back to Tennessee.

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