Altoona police are searching a local man who faces hundreds of charges in connection to a lengthy child sex assault investigation.
Police say 41-year-old Jason Michael Brandt faces 172 counts of Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, 32 counts of Rape, 24 counts of Statutory Sexual Assault, and 104 counts of Unlawful Contact with a Minor.
Authorities say Brandt is wanted for repeatedly sexually assaulting children “over a lengthy period of time.”
Brandt is a resident of Altoona but police believe that he may have also fled to North Carolina after being charged.
Anyone with information regarding Brandt’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or contact the Altoona Police Department at (814) 949-2490.