Southington police have arrested a man wanted on sexually battery charges against a child in Florida, police said.
Thomas Mullins, 47, of Naugatuck was charged with being a fugitive from justice after Tampa, Florida police contacted Southington police and informed them there was extraditable warrant out for Mullins. The warrant is for charges of sexual battery on a victim less than 12 years old.
Southington police arrested Mullins at the Southington Motor Lodge at 165 Jude Lane. He is being held on a $1 million bond and is scheduled to appear in Bristol court on October 3.