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Paragould police search for sex offender

Richard Whitaker (Source: Paragould Police Department) Richard Whitaker (Source: Paragould Police Department)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

Paragould police are asking for the community’s help in finding a level 3 sex offender.

Police are searching for 62-year-old Richard Whitaker.

He is 5’9” tall, 170 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.

Whitaker was released from the Greene county Jail on March 31 after serving a sentence for a failure to appear charge.

He has not reported to his probation officer and still has not registered.

His current location is unknown, but he has ties to Paragould and Doniphan.

Police have issued a warrant for his arrest.

Anyone with information about where Whitaker is should contact the Paragould Police Department at 870-236-7621.

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