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Leonard Blackwell (PHOTO: Virginia State Police)

AMHERST COUNTY, Va. — Leonard E. Blackwell, 37, was arrested Thursday night in Lynchburg, WSET reported.

Blackwell, who was the subject of a Virginia State Police alert, was wanted after he failed to appear in Amherst County court.

Blackwell was due in court last week on charges that he failed to register as a convicted sex offender.

The Amherst County Sheriff’s Office also has six outstanding arrest warrants for Blackwell, according to Virginia State Police.

Anyone with information was asked to call Virginia State Police at 434-352-7128, the Amherst County Sheriff’s Office at 434-946-9381, or 911.

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