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Man wanted for sex trafficking a child caught in Franklin County

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Posted at 4:03 PM, Oct 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-12 07:43:06-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Franklin County deputies have captured a man wanted for sex trafficking a child.

Kevin Wyatt was arrested around 3 p.m. Sunday. Deputies caught him hiding on a houseboat in a creek off the Apalachicola River. It's in the area of Highway 65 near Gardner Landing. 

Sheriff A.J. Smith says they got a tip about where Wyatt was located after the person saw the story on WTXL. 

Gadsden County deputies arrested Celeste Chambers Wednesday. They say the pair trafficked a child in exchange for drugs. 

According to court documents, the child was subjected to sexual abuse from February 2003 to March 2016. The child was reportedly only three years old when the abuse started.