Gallatin police search for man accused of strangling 8-year-old girl

Dwayne White (Courtesy: Gallatin Police Department)

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) — Gallatin police are searching for a 28-year-old man they say strangled an 8-year-old girl when she asked for help with her homework.

Dwayne White is accused of harming the girl on Nov. 8 and is now wanted on charges of aggravated assault and child abuse.

Police say he works at IHOP in Gallatin, but his hours of employment are inconsistent.

He is known to travel in a 2000s model gold Buick with 4-doors, according to police.

Anyone with information related to this or any other crimes that have occurred in Gallatin are asked to contact the Gallatin Police Department at 615-452-1313.

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