Convicted rapist accidentally released from Georgia prison now on the run


GEORGIA (WFLA) — A convicted rapist is on the run after being released from prison by mistake.

Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez was released on accident from Rogers State Prison in Reidsville Oct. 25 around 11:30 a.m.

Munoz-Mendez was serving time after being convicted of rape and aggravated child molestation charges in Gwinnett County.

He began serving a life sentence in April 2015.

Anyone who sees Munoz-Mendez is urged not to approach him, but instead call 911 immediately.


Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Current status of COVID-19 testing in San Angelo