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Authorities search Memphis for Miss. rape suspect

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Johnny Lloyd, 41, is wanted for the crime that happened in Panola County in 2013. (Source: Panola County Sheriff's Office) Johnny Lloyd, 41, is wanted for the crime that happened in Panola County in 2013. (Source: Panola County Sheriff's Office)
SHELBY COUNTY, TN -

(WMC) – U.S. Marshals are searching the Memphis area for a man suspected of raping a 15-year-old in Mississippi.

Johnny Lloyd, 41, is wanted for the crime that happened in Panola County in 2013.

Panola County Sheriff Dennis Darby said his department and marshals are actively searching for Lloyd. Darby said when Lloyd learned a warrant had been issued for his arrest, he fled.

Investigators recently got a tip that he may be in the Memphis area.

Lloyd has family near Como, Mississippi, which is about 45 minutes south of Memphis.

There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

If you see Lloyd, call North Mississippi Crime Stoppers (800) 729-6129 or the Panola County Sheriff's Office (662) 563-6230.

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