SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - The Minnehaha County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in locating a rape suspect believed to be hiding in the Sioux Falls area.
Sargeant Jason Gearman says 60-year-old Albert Wayne Armentrout is facing a rape charge involving an 8-year-old girl who lived in Sioux Falls at the time of the incident last October.
Gearman says Armentrout is formerly from Lennox and has family and friends in Sioux Falls. He says the Fugitive Task Force has received information that Armentrout doesn't want to turn himself in or go to jail. He says authorities have run out of options and are asking that anybody with any information on Armentrout to call the Minnehaha County Sheriff's office or Crimestoppers at 367-7007.
Gearman says authorities do not believe Armentrout is a danger to the public.