Ardmore police searching for suspect in child sex crimes

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) - Ardmore police have issued a warrant for a man suspected of lewd acts to a child.

40-year-old Jorge Maldonado, also known as George Maldonado, is believed to be driving a red Chevy Sonic and may be trying to get to Mexico, where he's originally from.

Officers believe there are six victims, ranging in age from 4 to 14 years old.

Police say Maldonado has family in the Ardmore area and Love County who may be assisting to hide him from police.

Ardmore police say they have asked other state and federal agencies for help in locating him.

Maldonado is wantedfor Lewd or Indecent Acts to a Child Under 16. The charge carries a $250,000 bond. More charges could be filed.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Ardmore Police Department at 580-223-1212.