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Wanted sex offender: Rashawn Britton

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Mar 25, 2013 at 11:07 AM

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is requesting the public's help in locating a sex offender who is no longer compliant with Ohio's registration laws.

Deputies with the Summit County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for the arrest of Rashawn Britton on March 13, 2013.  He is wanted on a charge of failure to provide a change of address.

According to public records, the suspect was convicted in Minnesota for an attack on a juvenile female. 

Britton, a sexual predator, last registered his address on 31st Street in Akron..

He has several tattoos, including "Gaffney," "Maddie," and "RIP Rob."

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Rashawn Britton should contact the Summit County Sheriff's Office or the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at 855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446).

The U.S. Marshals are also looking for this suspect. Those with tips can contact their Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 866-4-WANTED (866-492-6833) or use their text tip line, TIP411 (Keyword: WANTED).

As part of the Crimes Against Children Initiative, DeWine is publicizing convicted sex offenders who have victimized children and are wanted on outstanding warrants. Other parts of the initiative include the establishment of a Crimes Against Children Unit at BCI, creation of a rapid response team for crimes against children, and specialized law enforcement training through BCI and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA).

Here are more details about the suspect:

Name:                     Rashawn Britton

Sex:                         Male

Race:                       African American

Date of Birth:         November 20, 1985

Height:                    5'05"

Weight:                    170

Hair:                        Black

Eyes:                        Brown

Warrant Issued:       Summit County Sheriff's Office

Date of Warrant:     March 13, 2013

Charge:                    Failure to Provide Change of Address

Tattoos:                   "Gaffney" "Maddie" "Rip Bob"

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