By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A convicted sex offender wanted after escaping from a treatment center has been taken into custody in Pittsburgh, according to authorities.READ MORE: Protest Held Outside Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's Home Hours Before COVID-19 Vaccination Deadline For Employees
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said Tyree Hill, 25, had been wanted since Oct. 18 after escaping from the Renewal Center. The Fayette County man was taken into custody on Tuesday night in Spring Hill.READ MORE: 5,000-6,000 Gallons Of Gas Spilled Into Washington County Stream
Law enforcement said the man’s warrants stem from December 2015, when Hill sexually assaulted a 10-year-old child. He was charged with harassment, indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age and corruption of minors.
He pleaded guilty in July 2016 and was sentenced to up to 13 years in prison, law enforcement said. He is required to register as a sex offender for 25 years.MORE NEWS: Liquor Control Board Report Reveals Unflavored Vodka As Top-Selling Drink In Pennsylvania
Hill was taken to the Allegheny County Jail, where he will wait to be arraigned on new charges.