Wood Co. Sheriff hunting for convicted sex offender on the run

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The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a convicted sex offender on the run.

39-year-old Franklin Paul Damon Jr. is wanted on a felony escape charge.

Damon walked away from his work release program on Tuesday afternoon.

He was last seen on South Dixie Highway near Portage, Ohio.

Damon was convicted of gross sexual imposition and is classified as a Tier 1 sex offender.

Officials say he has friends in Northwood, Toledo and Bowling Green.

If you have any information that could lead to Damon’s arrest, call the Wood County Sheriff's Office right away.

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