Orange County deputies search for absconded sex offender

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Orange County deputies say they are searching on Wednesday for an absconded sex offender who is wanted on new sexual offense charges.

German Galeano-Diaz, 47, is wanted on a new sexual offense charge of lewd or lascivious molestation on a victim under 12, as well as failure to register address by a sex offender.

Deputies said that in July 2013, Galeano-Diaz fled from his East Orange County address to avoid arrest. It is believed he may have fled to Queens Village, N.Y. He is also known to travel to Greensboro, N.C.

Galeano-Diaz's original conviction was for sexual assault on a child in Texas in 1999.

Contact Crimeline at 407-423-8477 if you have any information on Galeano-Diaz's whereabouts.

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