Deputies looking for sex offender living near child care center

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a man wanted for registered sex offender violations.

Phillip Larry Berryman, 48, of Salisbury, has an outstanding warrant for Sex Offender Residence Violation, due to the fact that he is living within 1,000 feet of a child care center.

North Carolina General Statute 14-208.16(a) prohibits a sex offender from residing within 1,000 feet of the property, on which any public or non-public school or child care is located.

Deputies have attempted to locate Berryman, but have been unsuccessful.

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts should contact 911.

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