SCOTTSBURG, Ind. - Scottsburg police were looking for a man Friday who fled from officers after a domestic dispute.
Officers were dispatched to a residence on the 700 block of Belleview Street on reports of a suicidal male with a handgun.
They arrived to learn of a reported domestic dispute over child molestation involving Earl E. Hawkins, 43, who was said to be armed with a small caliber handgun.
Officers set up a perimeter and attempted to make contact with Hawkins, but were unsuccessful.
Police later learned that Hawkins had fled the scene.
Hawkins is wanted on two counts of child molestation. He is described as a 43-year-old while male with short red hair, standing 5'2" and weighing approximately 170 pounds.
If anyone has any information on Earl E. Hawkins III please call the Scottsburg City Police at 812-752-4462.
Indy goes 'Beyond the Badge' to honor its fallen
A record number of people turned out Sunday to honor the men and women who have lost their lives while protecting the city of Indianapolis.
#INDYTODAY | Sunday events (Sept. 21)
With just a few days of summer left, here are a few things to do on a sunny Sunday in Indianapolis.
Toledo defeats Ball State 34-23 in MAC opener
Logan Woodside threw for 152 yards with a touchdown and rushed for two more scores as Toledo defeated Ball State 34-23 in the Mid-American…
Neighbor rescues man from burning home
An alert neighbor was credited with rescuing a man from his burning home early Sunday, Indianapolis Fire Department spokeswoman Rita Reith said.
Community goes #SillerStrong for Danville teen
A Danville teen being treated at Riley Hospital for Children for a heart complication received support from across the country this week…
Semi crash closes I-65 SB near downtown
A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle closed a section of Interstate 65 near downtown Indianapolis early Sunday.