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Man suspected of sexually assaulting a child arrested in MI

CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

Authorities say a man suspected of sexually assaulting a child in Carson County last month has been arrested in Michigan.

Joseph Anthony Johnson, 31, was arrested over the weekend in Traverse City, Michigan, and is currently booked into the county jail. The Traverse County Sheriff's Department arrested Johnson on suspicion of shoplifting. 

The Carson County Sheriff's Office confirmed Johnson's first degree warrant out of the county Monday. Officials said a warrant for aggravated sexual assault of a child was issued on July 27.

Johnson will be held in Michigan pending his waiver of extradition.

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