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REWARD: Fugitive wanted for allegedly attacking girlfriend

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Joseph Stevenson (Source: Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force) Joseph Stevenson (Source: Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force)
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The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Joseph Stevenson.

Stevenson is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Elyria Police. Stevenson is wanted for aggravated burglary, domestic violence and unlawful restraint. It is alleged that on Oct. 23rd of last year, Stevenson allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend's apartment through an unlocked door. Stevenson began yelling at her then choked her and threw her to the ground. Stevenson also stole her phone so she couldn't call for help and would not let her leave the apartment. The victim finally managed to escape and go to a neighbor's to call the police.

Stevenson is a 26-year-old black man standing approximately 5'09" and weighing 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Stevenson is believed to be hiding somewhere in Elyria. He also has a previous address near the 1800 block of Middle Ave. in Elyria.

If you have any information in reference to Joseph Stevenson please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411) Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available.

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