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Fugitive wanted for murder, kidnapping possibly hiding near Cleveland

John Alexander Jr. John Alexander Jr.
(Toledo News Now) -

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive John Alexander Jr.

Alexander is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for homicide, attempted homicide, kidnapping, having weapons while under disability, and aggravated robbery.

 It is alleged that Alexander shot and robbed a man in the area of East 79th Street and Kinsman Road near Cleveland last August. Additionally, it is alleged that Alexander shot and killed a man earlier this month around East 151st Street and Glendale Avenue, also near Cleveland.

Alexander is described as a 23-year-old black male standing approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

He is suspected to be hiding somewhere in Cleveland. He also has a previous address near the 500 block of Birch Avenue in Euclid.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of John Alexander Jr. is encouraged to contact the NOVFTF at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword "WANTED" with the tip to TIP411. Tipsters may remain anonymous. A cash reward may be available.

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