Search for fugitive continues around Marion County
US Marshals are searching for a man who fled authorities in two North Central Florida counties yesterday. 41-year-old Michael Richard Maser is wanted in Sumter County for unlawful sexual activity with a minor and is now considered a fugitive after fleeing deputies in Citrus and Marion counties. US Marshal Service Florida District Deputy David Charles says the search will continue until Maser is apprehended.
Maser was last seen evading authorities near I-75 in Ocala by slipping into a wooded area.
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