COPPERAS COVE — Police on Wednesday arrested a Copperas Cove man suspected of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl multiple times in 2012, and Thursday, officers served another two warrants for similar charges based on incidents in 2013 involving a second victim.

Justice of the Peace Bill Price arraigned Jason Wade Pruitt on Wednesday on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a young child. Price set his bond at $100,000. Price on Thursday also issued warrants for aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child charges against Pruitt.

Contact Mason W. Canales at ​mcanales@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7474

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