Updated November 15, 2018

Police in Lawrenceburg are searching for a man accused of raping a 16-month-old boy. 

Lawrenceburg police said Simon Dean Porter is on the run and they are asking the public to be on the lookout for him. 

Officers reportedly became aware of the assault after they were notified by doctors at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Tuesday afternoon.  

Porter is 5 feet 9 inches tall, 260 pounds and has red hair and hazel eyes. 

He is believed to be driving a green Chevy S-10 pickup truck with a red tail gate and possible Tennessee license plate 3G26Z9. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Lawrenceburg police at 931-762-2276.