December 10-- The Toombs County sheriff's office is seeking a sex offender.
Sheriff Junior Kight says 39-year-old Benny Albert Murray of 106 Everette Street in Vidalia left his house Sunday night without informing authorities. He's currently out of jail on parole for aggravated child molestation.
He was tracked to Nunez via a leg monitor strapped to his leg. Officials searched a wooded area and found where he had cut the monitor strap and left the tracking device in the woods.
He's described as 5 feet 8 inches tall white male, 150 pounds with brown hair.
Anyone with information on Murray's whereabouts is asked to call the Toombs County Sheriff's Office, 526-6778.