A convicted rapist, kidnapper, and robber is on the loose. The Warren County Ohio Sheriff's Office says 41-year-old Larry Tumbleson walked away from his halfway house in Lebanon on Aug. 10. FOX19 learned that the halfway house notified the adult parole authority of Tumbleson's disappearance and the parole authority started issuing warrants. But nothing was released to the public. It wasn't until the sheriff's office did a random check for warrants out for sex offenders that they found Tumbleson missing. "We want to get him off the streets just due to the nature of his convictions," said Lieutenant Eric Johnson with the Warren County Sheriff's Office. In 2009, Tumbleson was convicted of rape, kidnapping, and robbery. He spent nearly five years in prison and since his release, he has to register as a tier three sex offender, the most serious classification.
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