Posted: Aug 1, 2014 4:25 PM by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
Updated: Aug 1, 2014 6:04 PM
MACON COUNTY - Deputies said Friday they had located a Macon man accused of child molestation and rape.
51-year-old Robert Mausser is accused of statutory rape, child molestation and furnishing pornographic material to a minor.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Macon County Sheriff's Office and the Macon Police Department were searching for Mausser Friday after he fled his home in a car.
Authorities said Mausser mentioned intentionally harming himself before fleeing.
Deputies located Mausser and his vehicle approximately 12:30 p.m. at an address north of New Cambria. They said Mausser was taken into custody without incident and was taken to the Macon County jail.