Clinton ‘drone teen’ arrested on attempted sex assault, risk of injury charges

Austin Haughwout (Photo: Clinton Police)
Austin Haughwout (Photo: Clinton Police)

CLINTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Austin Haughwout, the Clinton teenager who went viral with Youtube videos of him showcasing his drones, turned himself into Clinton Police Thursday morning.

Haughwout is facing charges of enticing a minor, attempted sexual assault in the fourth degree, and risk of injury to a minor. Clinton Police say he was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant issued by Middletown Superior Court.

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Court documents obtained by News 8 state that Haughwout can have no contact with the 14-year-old victim and is also not allowed to use social media.

Haughwout appeared in court Thursday.