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Missing Registered Sex Offender Found In Wake County

Posted July 18, 2006 11:20 a.m. EDT

— A registered sex offender reported missing from a Zebulon care center has been located, the Wake County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

Cole Crawford

, 28, was last seen at about 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Baker Family Care Center on Riverside Drive in Zebulon.

He was located at East WakeMed and has since been released back to the care center, authorities said.

Crawford, the sheriff's office said, is deaf and unable to speak and has disappeared before.