UPDATE: Police arrest convicted sex offender in Henrico

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Jeremiah Peter Williams, 35, wanted convicted child sex offender

Jeremiah Peter Williams, 35, is described as being 5’6′ feet tall, weighs about 260 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. (Photo: Virginia State Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police said they have located a convicted sex offender who was wanted for two counts of failing to re-register as a sex offender in Dinwiddie County.

Jeremiah Peter Williams, 35, was arrested in Henrico County and is being held at Meherrin Regional Jail on the two counts of failure register.

State police Williams was registered as living in the McKenney area but failed to update his new address after moving. Offenders are required to do this by the Virginia State Police Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry.

He was convicted of aggravated sexual battery against a minor on March 21, 2014.

Anyone with information about Williams’ location is asked to contact state police using the “Tips” link located under the offender’s picture on the Virginia State Police Sex Offender Registry search page located online here.

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