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CORRECTION: No missing felon in Lyons

CORRECTION: FingerLakes1.com has confirmed that State Police are NOT searching for any individuals convicted of any crimes in Lyons or the Wayne County area at this time. The story, which was based on outdated reporting from a neighboring news organization has since been taken off of social media to prevent that information from being shared further. We apologize for any inconvenience.


 New York State Police are warning people to be on the lookout for a convicted rapist, violating his parole.

Troopers said 33-year-old Matthew Dye was recently released from Elmira Correctional Facility and has since cut off his ankle bracelet, which violates the conditions of his release.

Dye was convicted and imprisoned on a charge of first-degree rape.

The last place he was known to be before he disabled the GPS ankle bracelet was on Water St. in Lyons.

Anyone with information is urged to contact State Police at (315) 589-8288 or 911.

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