A convicted sex offender thought to be traveling through Siouxland has been arrested in Arizona.
Fairbury, Nebraska Police say they picked up Billy Barritt in Mohave County, Thursday.
Thirty-year-old Barritt is charged with first-degree sexual assault of a child and three counts of third-degree sexual assault of a child.
Police say Barritt sexually assaulted multiple children in Nebraska under the age of 10 for more than a year.
Authorities say that when Barritt learned of the investigation, he left his home in Fairbury.
They originally thought he was headed to Norfolk, where he used to live.
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