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Sussex Countian
  • Ellendale sex offender wanted by police

  • A 29-year-old convicted sex offender is on the lam after failing to re-register his current address, according to police.
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  • A 29-year-old convicted sex offender is on the lam after failing to re-register his current address, according to police.
    Christopher M. Abbott, 29, also is wanted on active warrants issued by the Kent County Court of Common Pleas and the Kent County Family Court, police said.
    A Tier 2 sex offender, Abbott had been living in the 14200 block of Oakley Road, southwest of Ellendale, as of May 25, according to the Delaware Sex Offender Central Registry.
    State police said Abbott failed to re-register in November, as required by law.
    Abbott was convicted of second-degree unlawful sexual contact with a child between the ages of 12 and 15.
    He is described as being white, about 5’7”, 130 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He has tattoos on both arms, his abdomen and back.
    Anyone with information about Abbott’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Delaware State Police Sex Offender Apprehension and Registration Unit at (302) 739-5882.
    Anonymous information also can be provided online at www.tipsubmit.com or by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and starting your message with the keyword “DSP.”
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