TBI, Police Search For Violent Sex Offender Who Removed Tracker

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police are looking for a listed sex offender from Clarksville who removed an electronic tracking device that monitored his whereabouts.

Twenty-one-year-old Robert Lee Anderson has been placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list.

Anderson was on probation after pleading guilty to statutory rape and sexual battery in 2006.

As a condition of his probation he was required to wear an ankle detector that is tracked by Global Positioning System equipment.

Anderson was accused of raping a 15-year-old child in August. The next day, police found Anderson had removed the GPS unit.

He is listed as a violent sexual offender on the TBI's Sex Offender Registry.

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