Rape suspect arrested in Kansas

Authorities say 26-year-old Joel Clark Wilt, who is wanted in connection to the rape of a 13-year-old, may be in the Ft. Smith area. (Photo courtesy: Hot Springs Police Dept.)


According to the Hot Springs Police Department, Joel Clark Wilt was arrested in Wichita Kansas on Saturday.

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Hot Springs police are looking for a man accused in the rape of a minor.

Authorities say Joel Clark Wilt, 26, is wanted in connection to the rape of a 13-year-old.

Wilt might be in the Fort Smith area or with family out of state.

Anyone with information on Wilt is asked to contact Hot Springs police, the United States Marshal's Service or local law enforcement.

Police say there is a nationwide extradition for the suspect.

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