Sexual Predator Missing From Metro East Halfway House

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Frederick Buettner.

buettner pic(KTVI) – Authorities in East St. Louis are looking for a paroled sexual predator who walked away from a half-way house last week.

Frederick Buettner was convicted in 2004 of a Class X felony charge of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault.  He was paroled in May.

Buettner is described as a white male, 5-foot, 11-inches tall, 155 pounds with blonde or strawberry blonde hair.

He has a tattoo of a tiger head on his back. Anyone with information about Buettner’s location is asked to contact their local police department.