Federal agents searching for alleged Genesee County child predator

Mark Austin is wanted for possession of child pornography.

UPDATE: Mark Austin has been arrested by Federal authorities.


Federal authorities are asking for the public's help in tracking down a child predator in with ties to Mid-Michigan.

In November of 2012, agents from the U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations division seized electronic devices from Mark Austin's residence in Swartz Creek.

Austin allegedly downloaded and possessed more than 100 images and a dozen videos of children being sexually abused.

A warrant for Austin was issued earlier this year.

Agents believe Austin is still living in Michigan.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Austin you are asked to call 1-866-347-2423.

ICE's Office of Public Affairs also has an app you can download to share information with federal authorities.