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Nationwide search continues for man wanted for sexual battery

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Juan Rene Singleterry, wanted for second degree sexual battery (Source: Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office) Juan Rene Singleterry, wanted for second degree sexual battery (Source: Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office)
LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) -

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public to find a man who is wanted for second degree sexual battery.

Juan Rene Singleterry, 30, is a Hispanic man about 5'6" and weighs between 190-210 pounds. He has brown eyes and has shaved black hair.

Police says Singleterry assaulted a woman he knew. He may be in the Acadiana area or may have gone to Dallas, TX.

Officials have launched a nationwide alert for Singleterry with a focus on Lafayette and Dallas. Authorities believe that he has a black firearm in his possession and was last seen getting into a white Chevrolet Trailblazer.

Anyone having information on Singleterry's whereabouts is asked to contact Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-8477 (TIPS).

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