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Police catch Alabama fugitive in Laurel County

Posted at 9:43 AM, Aug 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-11 09:43:10-04

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — An Alabama fugitive suspected of child sexual abuse is in jail in Kentucky after deputies caught him on Saturday.

Joshua Broome, 32, was arrested in Laurel County. Broome was found on Adams Van Road, about five miles west of London.

Authorities said Broome is wanted in Alabama on a felony charge of child sexual abuse.

Broome is being held on a $40,000 bond and is awaiting extradition back to Alabama.