UPDATE: Officials with the U.S. Marshals say Freeman was captured in Austin, Texas on Monday.
He was wanted for first-degree rape of a child.
TILLMAN COUNTY, Okla. – A man accused of raping a child is on the run.
According to KSWO, 55-year-old Booth Dean Freeman Jr. allegedly raped a child under the age of 14.
Freeman is a registered sex offender who has served two years in prison for indecency with a child.
The Tillman County Sheriff’s Department says Freeman told family members that he will “take a bullet before he will go back to jail.”
Officials believe Freeman may be driving a white 1993 Ford extended cab pickup. The truck has the Oklahoma license plate, 359-LET.
He may be en route to Austin, Texas.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, please contact the Tillman County Sheriff’s Department at (580)335-3013.