Mississippi child molestation suspect arrested in Arizona
TUCSON, Arizona (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of child molestation has been arrested in southern Arizona, federal authorities said Sunday.
They announced that 62-year-old Augustus Brook was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals in Tucson.
Authorities said Brook allegedly molested a 4-year-old female relative. A warrant for his arrest was issued Aug. 7 in Stone County.
Authorities said Brook left Mississippi after the alleged incident.
Investigators obtained information that Brook traveled to Tucson last Thursday. He was tracked to a Tucson home and arrested Friday.
Brook was being held in the Pima County jail on a $100,000 bond and awaiting extradition to Mississippi.
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