Livingston man wanted on child sex abuse charge

Matthew Ward (Source: Polk County Sheriff's Office)
Matthew Ward (Source: Polk County Sheriff's Office)

POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Polk County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a Livingston man accused of sexually assaulting a child.

Matthew Edward Ward, 23, is wanted on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a child.

According to a press release, the sheriff's office received a call on Nov. 17 concerning allegations of sexual abuse.

Detectives with the office began interviewing a child victim, who made outcries of sexual abuse and detectives determined the suspect is Ward.

Anyone with information on Ward's whereabouts are urged to call the sheriff's office at 936-327-6810.

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