Brownsville sex abuse suspect arrested near Austin

Bruce Wayne Parker // Brownsville Police Department Photo

A man accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old Brownsville girl is behind bars after being arrested near Austin.

The U.S. Marshals Task Force recently arrested 61-year-old Bruce Wayne Parker in Georgetown.

Brownsville police told Action 4 News that Parker is accused of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Investigators said a 10-year-old girl made an outcry back on August 16th.

Police found enough evidence for authorities to issue a warrant.

Parker was booked into Brownsville City Jail on Tuesday afternoon appeared before a judge on Tuesday morning.

The Brownsville man remains behind bars under a $150,000 dollar bond.

Records show that Parker did not appear to have a previous criminal history and last lived at Wales Drive, just blocks away from the Gladys Porter Zoo.