The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is trying to track down a man it says is suspected of kidnapping and sexual battery.
It says Conrad Anthony Thitchener was questioned in connection with a sexual battery complaint and later released.
As the investigation progressed, the sheriff's office then determined probable cause existed for Thitchener's arrest.
It then learned that he had moved from his residence in south Okeechobee.
The sheriff's office says there is a warrant for his arrest for kidnapping, battery and sexual battery.
The 45-year-old man is described as 5'10" tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has brown and gray hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers, 1-800-273-TIPS, or the Okeechobee County Sheriff Office at 863-763-3117 or the tip line 863-357-5333.