Report: Suspect sexually abused child in his care

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Chickasaw Police arrested a man for first-degree sodomy and sex abuse of a child under the age of 12 after being indicted by the grand jury.

According to reports from DHR, Robert Ray Newton Jr. allegedly committed the acts while the victim was in his care.

Officials said the victim, who is known to Newton, is undergoing therapy at this time.  The abuse was reported to have begun in 2012 or earlier.

According to police victim hasn’t had any contact with Newton since 2012.

Newton was located in Kent, Washington by the U.S. Marshals Service in October of 2013 and was being held in the King County, Washington Jail.

A Governor’s Warrant was issued which allowed for Newton to be extradited back to face these charges.

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