Alexander County authorities seek public’s help in locating registered sex offender

The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help Tuesday in locating a registered sex offender in the county.

There is a warrant out for Christopher Thomas Smith, 34, for failing to change his address while being a registered sex offender, sheriff’s officials said. Detectives had talked to Smith before the warrant was taken out, but he has not made his location known to authorities.

Anyone with information about Smith is asked to call detectives at 828-632-2911 or Crimestoppers at 828-632-8555.