WEBSTER PARISH, La. (KSLA) - Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a sexual assault suspect who fled from a traffic stop.
Jose R. Martinez-Alberto is wanted on warrants from the Grayson County, Texas, Sheriff’s Office charging him with sexual assault of a child and injuring a child with intentional bodily injury, according to Louisiana State Police.
Officers attempted to pull over a 2019 Nissan Versa for a traffic violation near mile marker 39 on Interstate 20 in Webster Parish just before 10 p.m. Wednesday, July 17.
Martinez-Alberto fled from the vehicle on foot when officers made it to the car.
He last was seen at Camp Minden near U.S. Highway 80 east of Goodwill Road.
Martinez-Alberto stands 5′9″ tall and weighs 125 pounds. He last was seen wearing a short-sleeve, maroon shirt and shorts.
Residents in the area might notice increased law enforcement presence in the area to find Martinez-Alberto.
Crews with the Bossier, DeSoto and Webster parish sheriff’s offices, Camp Minden, David Wade Correctional Center and a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force are working to locate him.
Authorities urge anyone with any information about Martinez-Alberto to call Louisiana State Police Troop G at (318) 741-7411 or their local law enforcement agency.