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Fugitive of the Week suspect in domestic violence, rape, carjacking

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AKRON -- This week's Fugitive of the Week is wanted on two charges of domestic violence, and is also a suspect in a November kidnapping, rape and carjacking.

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Winston Austin, wanted by the U.S. Marshals.

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Austin is wanted for violating his supervised release. His original charge was felon in possession of a firearm.

While on supervised release, Austin racked up two new charges of domestic violence and is also a suspect in a kidnapping, rape and carjacking that occurred in November.

Austin, 25, is black, stands about 5'08" tall and weighs about 170 pounds.  He has black hair and brown eyes.

Austin is believed to be hiding in the Akron area and has a previous address near the 1000 block of Juneau Avenue in Akron.

If you have any information in reference to Winston Austin, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411)

Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.


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