U.S. Marshals seek fugitive sex offender

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

Andrews is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cuyahoga County Sheriff on charges of failing to register as a sex offender.  Andrews was convicted of gross sexual imposition in 1999 and served an 18 month sentence.  As part of his sentence, Andrews was required to register as a sex offender and has failed to keep his registration up to date.  His failure to register has resulted in new felony charges.

Andrews is a 31-year-old black male standing approximately 6'03", and weighing 210 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.  Andrews has several contacts throughout the Northern and Northeastern Ohio area.  Andrews has had previous addresses in the 10500 block of Mountview Ave. in Cleveland as well as the 5700 block of Woodman Ave. in Ashtabula.

If you have any information in reference to Loren Andrews, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED. Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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