Ozark man wanted in abduction, sexual assault of woman and her child at knife-point

David Pitts

ANNISTON, Alabama -- A nationwide search is underway for an Ozark man who allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted a 30-year-old woman and her 8-year-old child at knife-point Friday morning.

According to Anniston police, the suspect has been identified as 44-year-old David Pitts, who is considered armed and dangerous. He was last seen in a 1999 Toyota Sienna minivan with an Alabama license plate reading "26AP540." Pitts is 5-foot-9, 175 pounds and has blue eyes and brown hair.

If you see Pitts, do not approach him. Call local police or 911 immediately.