Belleview, Florida — Mark Anthony Bryant, 31, of Burlington, Massachusetts, has been charged with having inappropriate contact with a juvenile.
Detectives interviewed the victim who said the sexual contact with Bryant happened during a 2-year period, from the age of six until she was eight, in Belleview, Florida.
Bryant left Marion County and was later tracked down in Massachusetts.
Bryant was arrested in July of 2009 on an outstanding warrant out of Martin County for Lewd and Lascivious Exhibition using a computer on a child under 16. He was already on probation at the time of his arrest. He was released in January of 2010.
In October of 2012 Bryant was arrested again for trying to avoid the Sex Offender Registry. He was released in March of 2013.
Bryant was arrested on March 2, 2014 and is now being held at the Marion County Jail without bond.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help. Detectives would like to know if anyone knows about Bryant’s contact with children.
If anyone has details have about Bryant, please call (352) 369-6855. You can phone anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-STOP or 368-7867. Text tips to 274637 using keyword 368STOP. Tips can also be submitted at www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.