Convicted rapist accidentally released from Georgia prison now on the run

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GEORGIA (WFLA) — A convicted rapist is on the run after being released from prison by mistake.

Tony Maycon Munoz-Mendez was released on accident from Rogers State Prison in Reidsville Oct. 25 around 11:30 a.m.

Munoz-Mendez was serving time after being convicted of rape and aggravated child molestation charges in Gwinnett County.

He began serving a life sentence in April 2015.

Anyone who sees Munoz-Mendez is urged not to approach him, but instead call 911 immediately.

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