Hays County man charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

Staff Report

HAYS COUNTY — A 35-year-old Hays County man was arrested for continuous sexual abuse of a child — a first-degree felony offense.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report on Sunday, Aug. 22, and Andrew Alan Brown was identified as the suspect in the case. Patrol deputies arrested Brown and detectives executed a search warrant of his residence.

On Aug. 23, Brown was released on a $50,000.00 bond set by Magistrate Daniel Burns.

This investigation is ongoing, according to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office. Please call 512-393-7896 if you have any information regarding this case.

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Megan Wehring graduated from Texas State University in May 2020 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication. Wehring has reported for the Hays Free Press/News-Dispatch for a year, covering all things local. This includes city council meetings, town events, education and human interest stories. Previously, Wehring worked at KTSW FM-89.9 (Texas State University's official radio station) for two consecutive years. She was a news reporter, assistant news director and monthly segment producer during her time at KTSW. Wehring is passionate about the local reporter aspect. With a heart for storytelling, she believes that journalists are equipped to share the stories that are most important to the community.

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