Izard county man wanted on sexual assault charges


An arrest warrant has been issued for a Melbourne man who is wanted on sexual assault charges.

Izard County Sheriff Earnie Blackley said Gary Edward Hunt, 64, is accused of sexual assault in the second degree involving a female minor.

Sheriff Blackley said in a press release that the case is still under active investigation, and his office is working on the incident with the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children unit.

Sheriff Blackley said anyone who knows the whereabouts of Gary Edward Hunt is asked to call the Izard County Sheriff’s Office at 870-368-4203.

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