Lawton police seek suspect in child sexual abuse case

Thursday, August 1st 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Lawton-AP) -- Lawton police are investigating the sexual abuse of a 5-year-old boy.

Captain John DeBoard says the boy was taken from his bedroom, sexually assaulted then returned to his home.

DeBoard says the assault may be connected to a similar kidnapping and sexual assault seven months ago. The earlier assault involved a young girl.

The suspect in both cases is described as a white man with dark hair.