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Captured: U.S. Marshals arrest 26-year-old Peter Cotton, wanted for parole violation after sex assault

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RACINE -- U.S. Marshals captured 26-year-old Peter Cotton, a man who also goes by the names of "Pierre" and "Pete" Cotton, thanks to a viewer tip.

Described as having an explosive temper, Cotton was on the run since 2015. Despite the warrants already stacked against him, agents said he continued to break the law.

β€œPeter Cotton is wanted for a parole violation of sexual assault,” the agent on his case explained during the search for Cotton.

Cotton has a criminal record containing theft, stolen property and drug charges. He was arrested for sexual assault in 2010. The victim was under the age of 15.

β€œHe also has two warrants with Racine County: One for failure to register as a sex offender and a second one he picked up in December, for endangering the safety of another individual with use of a dangerous weapon,” the agent said.

Again -- Cotton was taken into custody.

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