The Dodge City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the following person.

Lorenzo De La Cruz-Chiquiaj date of birth Jan. 20, 1991 AKA Louis Escoto date of birth July 15, 1993.

A warrant for his arrest has been issued for the following charges; rape, aggravated criminal sodomy, aggravated intimidation of a witness / victim and aggravated indecent liberties with a child.

"We believe there is a chance he has fled the area but his whereabouts are unknown," DCPD Police Chief Drew Francis said. "Please use caution if you see this individual and contact the DCPD at 620-227-4646 or call 911 if it is an emergency."

DCPD would like to remind everyone that all individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.