DAPHNE, Ala. (WKRG) — A sex offender who was wanted for questioning was taken into custody Friday morning.
Daphne Police believe Douglas Lewis, 45, may have more information about a 6-year-old boy who was found beaten at City Park June 21. Police said Lewis had been staying with the boy’s family and had contact with him.
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When police found the boy, he was unresponsive and officers thought the child had a possible head injury. The child is at a nearby hospital and is in serious but stable condition.
Lewis was wanted by officers for allegedly violating the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. Lewis led police on a short foot chase before they were able to catch him Friday, June 24.