Butte County authorities searching for suspect in child molestation case

Butte County Sheriff searching for suspect in child molestation case.
Photo courtesy of Butte County Sheriff.

CHICO, Calif. (KTXL) — Authorities are looking to arrest a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a child, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials said 51-year-old Mark Johnson is a registered sex offender who failed to update his address and allegedly molested a child under 14 years old in November 2018.

Anyone with information about Johnson’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Brian Parsons at 530-538-7671.

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