Police search for West Virginia escapee with ties to Dayton

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WELCH, WV (WVNS) – State Troopers in West Virginia are searching for a man that escaped from Stevens Correctional Center. Troopers were notified Sunday, August 5, 2018, that Charles Wentz escaped.

Wentz is 39 years old, 6’1, 170 lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was in jail for Fleeing in a Vehicle from an Officer, Felony DUI, Grand Larceny, 1st Degree Robbery, Attempted 1st Degree Robbery and 2nd Degree Robbery.

According to troopers, Wentz is still at large and considered armed and dangerous. He has ties to Huntington, WV and Dayton, OH.

Any information with the whereabouts of Wentz is urged to call the McDowell County 911 Center at 304-436-4107, WVSP at 304-256-6700, or Crime Stoppers.

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