Child sex offender arrested after foot chase in Brownwood

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BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A child sex offender was arrested after a foot chase in Brownwood Tuesday afternoon.

Joshua Lyon, 27, was taken into custody at the banks of the Pecan Bayou after he ran from officers following a traffic stop on the 500 block of E Commerce Street around 3:00 p.m. 

Officers say he was pulled over speaking to law enforcement personnel when he “unexpectedly ran from the location with officers pursuing on foot,” according to a press release from the Brownwood Police Department.

Lyon is now being held in the Brown County Jail on bonds totaling $30,000 for Evading Arrest/Detention and a Motion to Adjudicate warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.

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