Brent PD arrest child rape suspect over a year after warrants issued

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BRENT, Ala. (WIAT) — The Brent Police Department has arrested a man who was wanted on sexual assault and rape charges for more than a year Wednesday.

According to Brent PD’s Facebook page, Fredrick Deshawn Anderson, 28, was issued warrants for sexual assault and rape of a juvenile back in October 2018. He hadn’t been seen since then.

Brent PD investigators received a tip Wednesday about his whereabouts. They attempted to make contact with Anderson at the Windwood Inn and after a short chase on foot, he was taken into custody.

Anderson has been charged with first-degree rape, sexual assault a child less than 12 years old and second-degree sexual assault of a child between 12 and 16 years old.

He is currently in the Bibb County Jail on a $500,000 bond.


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