Tampa police seek help finding sex offender who cut off ankle monitor

Angelo Timothy Pierce, 22, was last seen in Tampa on February 2, 2015.

Authorities released these photos of missing sex offender Angelo Timothy Pierce, 22.

Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) -Tampa police are asking for help finding a registered sex offender who they say cut off the electronic monitoring equipment he wore on his ankle.

Investigators say Angelo Timothy Pierce, 22, was last seen on February 2, 2015 at his last known address of 2818 Nebraska Avenue North, Tampa. FDLE’s Florida Sexual Offenders and Predators website says on March 13, 2013, adjudication was withheld for Pierce on a charge of lewd or lascivious battery; sex with victim age 12 to 15. Pierce has outstanding warrants issued for his arrest on charges of tampering with an electronic monitoring device, failure to register w/ DHSMV – sex offender & violation of parole lewd or lascivious battery.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the location and arrest of Pierce for the outstanding warrants. Anyone with any information regarding this case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at http://www.crimestopperstb.com, text CSTB plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or send a mobile tip using our new TipSubmit Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads, and Droids. (Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & Data Rates May Apply.)

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