Wanted Springfield man arrested in Georgia

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Phillip Andrew Lewis is wanted on child rape charges Phillip Andrew Lewis is wanted on child rape charges
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

A man wanted in Springfield for nearly two decades was arrested in Georgia Monday morning.

Phillip Andrew Lewis was taken into custody at about 6:30 a.m.

The 43-year-old suspect was wanted for raping a child.

A warrant for his arrest was first issued in 1997.

Lewis was arrested at a house in Euharlee, GA, and was taken to the Bartow County Jail pending his extradition to Massachusetts.

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