Convicted sex offender arrested near Ardmore park

Miley Allen Strayer (Carter County Jail)

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Ardmore police arrested a convicted sex offender after he was found near a park Sunday.

Miley Allen Strayer, 66, faces one felony charge of failure to register.

Police say they found Strayer near Central Park in Ardmore but don't know why he was there.

Court records show Strayer was convicted of rape in 2012. He is prohibited from being near schools, playgrounds and parks.

Strayer faces up to five years in prison if found guilty.