Murphysboro, Ill. – A man from Murphysboro is accused of beating a child.
25-year-old Brian Brown faces battery and resisting a peace officer charges after a complaint filed Tuesday by the child’s mother. The complaint stated Brown hit a child under the age of 13 in the face.
When officers tracked down Brown Tuesday night, they say he ran away. He was arrested shortly after the foot chase.
Brown is scheduled to appear in court for an arraignment October 1.