Man wanted for child molestation arrested during traffic stop

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Posted on May 24, 2014 at 7:39 PM

Updated Sunday, May 25 at 7:05 PM

SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (WHAS11)-- Police have arrested Earl Hawkins on Saturday evening during a traffic stop.

Hawkins, 43, was in a home in the 700 block of Belleview Street after receiving calls of a suicidal male with a handgun.

Police surrounded the home and could not make contact with Hawkins. When tactical units arrived and entered the residence, Hawkins had already fled the scene.

He is charged with a Class A felony of child molestation and one count Class C felony child molestation. More charges are pending.

 


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