Brooksville, Florida -- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating an absconded sex offender.
Authorities say John Scoggins, who also goes by the name "Sammy", is a registered sexual predator who has an active warrant for his arrest.
He is believed to be traveling by bicycle and may be in the area of Garden Grove, south of Brooksville. He also frequents areas of VFW Road, West Street and Mitchell Road in Brooksville.
If you have information on this individual, please contact the Hernando County Sheriff's Office at 352-754-6830 or Detective Tom Breedlove direct at 352-797-3716 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.