BALTIMORE, Md. (WUSA) -- Officials arrested an alleged child sex offender at the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday.

Jeremy Henry Sykes, 43 of Columbia, Maryland was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) after he arrived on a flight from Mexico. He was wanted by the Howard County Police Department for sex abuse, minor/child porn film in sex act.

CBP Port Director for the Port of Baltimore, Dianna Bowman said in a statement, "This latest arrest of another alleged child sex predator again illustrates the vigilance of CBP officers in intercepting those travelers that our laws identify as needing further scrutiny."

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