UPDATE: Kingsport PD: Wanted sex offender in custody

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — UPDATE (August 13) – A registered sex offender previously sought by the Kingsport Police Department has been arrested.

According to a release from KPD, Miles C. Mullins was arrested on Wednesday, August 12.

As of Thursday morning, Mullins was in the Sullivan County Jail awaiting arraignment.

Mullins had been sought by KPD for outstanding warrants of sexual exploitation of a minor, two counts of violation of the sex offender registry and failure to appear in court.

KPD first released they were seeking Mullins on July 15.

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Police are asking for the public’s help with locating a wanted registered sex offender.

The Kingsport Police Department is looking for Miles C. Mullins, 44 of Kingsport.

Mullins is wanted on outstanding warrants for sexual exploitation of a minor (child pornography), two counts of violation of the sex offender registry, and failure to appear in court.

Miles C. Mullins (Photo: KPD)

Police say he is 5-feet 4 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Mullins’ whereabouts is asked to call KPD detectives at 423-229-9429 or central dispatch at 423-246-9111. Anonymous tips may be submitted online.

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