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Dangerous Convicted Sex Offender Wanted by Sheriff's

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Leandro Hicks has a criminal history dating back to 1998 Leandro Hicks has a criminal history dating back to 1998
CHATHAM COUNTY, GA -

"He's a career criminal," explains Investigator Frank Rollins of the Chatham County Sheriff's Office. "He's been making offenses since the 1990's. It extends past the 15-16 year mark."

He is Leandro Hicks. Hicks is a convicted sex offender who hasn't been seen since last October. And now investigators are worried he may add to his long history of crime.

"He's been charged with kidnapping, rape, enticing a child for indecent purposes," said Rollins. "He's had a couple sex offense violations in the past 5 years, and he keeps re offending again."

Leandro Hicks is 34 years old, 5 foot 9, 150 pounds.

He also has a series of tattoos on his body and around his neck.

Hicks is known to hang out in East Savannah, and was last seen in the area of East 40th street.

If you know where Leandro Hicks may be, call Chatham County Sheriff's or Crimestoppers right away at (912) 234-2020.
 
"We really don't want another violation," said Investigator Rollins. "So we are asking the public to be our eyes and ears. help us out and locate this guy."

And remember, any tip can be made anonymously, and if it leads to an arrest, you can be eligible for a cash reward.

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