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Deputies: Registered sex offender wanted on 18 child sex charges at large

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Douglas Bishop (Source: Union Co. Sheriff's Office) Douglas Bishop (Source: Union Co. Sheriff's Office)
UNION, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The Union County Sheriff's Office is asking for the Upstate to be on the lookout for a wanted sex offender.

Deputies said 50-year-old Douglas Bishop is wanted on 18 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. According to an incident report, files depicting child pornography were found on devices in the basement of his home.

According to the South Carolina Sex Offender Registry, Bishop was convicted in 2013 of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. His primary address is located on Springdale Drive in Union.

SLED agents said Bishop has an arm tattoo of Batman and Robin along with a panther and rose tattooed on his forearm. He may be driving a black Ford Expedition with license plate NMX300.

Deputies believe he is aware they are searching for him and eluding arrest.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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