Man, 56, wanted for child molestation in LaPorte County, Ind.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
James Ashcraft
James Ashcraft

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WLS) -- Police were searching Wednesday for a 56-year-old man accused of molesting a child in LaPorte County, Ind., police said.

James Ashcraft was last seen in the area of LaPorte and Michigan City in northern Indiana.

Police think he may have a beard. Ashcraft is a white male, 5-feet-11-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He has grey hair

Investigators reminded the public that anyone who might be helping Ashcraft could faces charges as well.

Anyone with information about Ashcraft is asked to call Det. Cprl. Jeff Piotrowski or Det. Michael Oberle at the Michigan City Police Department at 219-874-3221, ext. 1064 or 1065.