Fugitive of the week - Jerod Reed

Kirksville police are asking for your help to find this week's fugitive. Police are looking for Jerod Reed, 18, of Kirksville. Reed is charged with a misdemeanor count of child molestation. He is accused of having consensual sex with a 14-year-old girl on at least four occasions.

Reed was expected to be in court last Thursday to enter a plea in the case, but he didn't show up for court. He has family and other ties to Kirksville; however police have been unable to locate Reed at his last known address.

Reed is six foot-three inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. if you know the whereabouts of Jerod Reed, you're asked to contact authorities at (660) 665-5621 or (660)627-BUST.