PITTSBURG — A Pittsburg man is being held in the Crawford County Jail following his arrest on child sex charges.

According to a release from the Pittsburg Police Department, a report was filed with PPD on Tuesday alleging repeated sexual abuse of a 10 year old and 11 year old by a male realtive in their home.

As a result of the investigation Larry J. Brown, 32, of Pittsburg, was arrested Thursday morning

without incident, and was booked into to the Crawford County Jail on charges one count of rape and two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, under the age of 14.

Brown is currently being held without bond.

Both rape and the aggravated indecent liberties charges are “off grid” felonies with a potential sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620) 231-1700, or at the tip line, (620) 231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.