Richmond County authorities have asked for the public's help in locating a fugitive sex offender.
Investigator Charles M. Mulherin says that Anthony Alexander Burns, 29, has fled from the supervision of the sheriff's office and the Augusta Probation Office. According to Mulherin, Burns has threatened law enforcement in the past and should be approached with caution. The sheriff's office has warrants on file for his arrest.
Mulherin says that Burns has ties to Richmond and Columbia counties. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1080.