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The Boyle County Sheriff's office, along with several other law enforcement agencies, is searching for a Perryville man who is in violation of his parole and is considered armed and dangerous.
Eric Nelson, 34, is listed as a resident of Perryville, however, has not been seen at his address in more than 15 days, according to Sheriff Marty Elliott. Nelson, who was charged with rape and sodomy of a 13-year-old in another state.
"He has the potential of being a violent person," said Elliott.
It is believed that Nelson was involved in an armed robbery at a Speedway in Fayette County about 13 days ago and is a person of interest in others.
Officers have learned that Nelson will likely harm law enforcement if approached and has a long history of assaults on law enforcement.
Nelson was believed to be in an older model Saturn.
Anyone with any information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Boyle County Sheriff's Office at (859) 238-1123.
Editor's note: Reprinted through the Kentucky Press News Service.