LAWRENCEBURG, TN (WSMV) - The Lawrence County man accused of raping a 16-month-old boy earlier this month has been arrested after he was put on the TBI's Most Wanted list earlier this week.
Simon Dean Porter, 33, is wanted for aggravated rape of a child. The incident happened on Nov. 10.
TBI officials tweeted Sunday that Porter was located and captured by law enforcement in Scottsboro, Alabama.
UPDATE: Simon Porter is now in custody. He was located and arrested by authorities in Scottsboro, Alabama. Thank you for helping us spread the word! pic.twitter.com/cgvx9T1hc5— TBI (@TBInvestigation) November 18, 2018
The victim is receiving treatment at a hospital in Nashville.
Porter lives in Lawrenceburg but has connections in Giles County and White House in Tennessee and also in north Alabama.
He may be driving a green 1997 Chevrolet S10 with a red tailgate with license plate 3G26Z9.
Porter is 5'9" and weighs 260 pounds. He has hazel eyes, reddish-blond hair and wears glasses.
A reward is now up at $3,500 for information leading to the capture and arrest of Porter.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 1-800-TBI-FIND.
NEW PICTURES: Here are some additional images of Simon Porter, with a variety of looks from over the past two years.Call 1-800-TBI-FIND if you spot him!We're hoping to spread this throughout Tennessee and the surrounding states, so thanks for the RTs! pic.twitter.com/ke9AWkf780— TBI (@TBInvestigation) November 16, 2018