Sex offender bearing "Maniac" tattoo sought by feds

(WOIO) - The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information that would lead to the capture of fugitive Jerome Taylor.

Taylor is wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. Taylor was a target in last week's Operation Valentine Takedown-Broken Hearts. Task Force Officers followed leads across Cuyahoga County, but were unable to locate the fugitive.

Taylor is a 39-year-old black male standing approximately 6'00" and weighing 165 pounds. He has multiple tattoos including the word "MANIAC" on his right arm. Taylor was last known to be residing on the 4300 block of East 142th Street. Taylor has a violent criminal history and should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information in reference to Jerome Taylor, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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