The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert Monday noting that they are seeking a man on charges of battery and cruelty to children.
Brett Almand Benson, 20, is the subject of the Nixle alert sent about 4:30 p.m.
Warrants already were out on Benson for aggravated stalking, according to the alert.
After receiving a tip, Oconee sheriff’s deputies tried searching for Benson at Athens Tech, “but officials were not cooperative and would not assist in locating him on campus,” according to the Nixle report.
Those who have knowledge of Benson’s whereabouts are asked to call the Oconee County Sheriff’s office at (706) 769-5665.
The alert described Benson as a white male, 5-foot-11 and about 150 pounds. He has hazel eyes and brown hair.