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Deputies Alert Public to Missing Sex Offender in San Diego County

The missing sex offender was previously convicted of sexual battery

Deputies asked the public to be on the lookout for a missing sex offender in San Diego County Friday, who may appear in Lemon Grove or La Mesa.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Fugitive Task Force is looking for 31-year-old Rainier Raroque, according to San Diego County Crime Stoppers. He is wanted on a felony arrest warrant for failing to register as a sex offender.

Raroque was previously convicted of sexual battery, said Crime Stoppers officials.

He was described as 5-feet 9-inches tall and weighs about 145 pounds. Raroque has black hair with brown eyes. According to Crime Stoppers, Raroque is known to frequent Lemon Grove and La Mesa.

If you know anything about his whereabouts, you can call the Crime Stopper's anonymous tip line at (888)580-8477.

A reward up to $1,000 is available for any tip that helps lead to an arrest in this case.

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