FBI identifies possible child abuse suspect

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(KTVI) – The FBI says they now know the identity of a suspected child abuser referred to as “John Doe 27.”

The FBI says they got tips received after the suspect’s picture was shown on television and new websites nationwide on Tuesday.

Authorities now believe the they know who he is and says he’s located in the Midwest region of the country.

Authorities have not released the suspect’s name because no arrest has been made.

Authorities allege that “John Doe 27” maybe involved in child exploitation and the sexual abuse of a minor.

John Doe 27 is described as a white male, between the ages of 40 and 50, with brown hair, graying sideburns, and a bald spot. He wears glasses and a ring on the ring finger of his right hand. He may speak with an southern accent and call himself “Jimmy”.

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