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Update: Alleged rape suspect and Tier 2 sex offender taken into custody in Medina

The suspect was apprehended on Saturday.
Credit: Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County

CLEVELAND — Update: Aug. 14, 2022, 9:24 a.m.: 

Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County confirmed that Tyrese Acoff was taken into custody on Saturday, Aug. 13. He was found at a residence in medina by the Cleveland Police Department Sex Crimes, NICE and Fourth District Violent Crime Reduction Task Force units. 

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Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County is offering a monetary reward for help from the public that leads to the arrest of a wanted suspect.

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29-year-old Acoff is wanted after allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl on Aug. 11. Acoff is also wanted after failing to register as a Tier 2 sex offender. 

When Cleveland Police responded to the call for the alleged rape of a 12-year-old, Acoff was on the scene but fled on foot. 

Acoff frequently spends time around East 121st Street, Kinsman Road and on the Northeast side of Cleveland. 

Anyone with information on Acoff is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 216-252-7463 or Detective Cavett at 216-632-5152. 

Calls remain anonymous, and a reward of up to $2,500 is available for information leading to Acoff's arrest. 

Credit: Cuyahoga County Crime Stoppers

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