Update 4 p.m.
A suspect in a Sunday morning Hays sexual assault was confirmed seen at a truck stop in Colby shortly after 10 a.m, according to a release from the Hays Police Department.
Tre Miekale Carrasco was seen getting into a silver pickup truck that left the truck stop heading south toward Interstate 70. He was wearing a hoody that says “HUSTLE” on the front.
He is considered armed and dangerous. If he is seen, the public is advised not to approach and call the Hays Police Department at 785-625-1011.
Carrasco was released Friday from Hutchinson Correctional Facility on post-release supervision after serving time there on a parole violation for a 2013 conviction for a Hays sexual assault.
According to Kansas Department of Corrections records, Carrasco was released to Colorado on out-of-state post-release supervision in July 2018. On Oct. 18, he was listed as absconded and his location unknown. A warrant was issued the next day.
On Nov. 1, KDOC lists him being in Norton Correctional Facility on parole violation with no new sentence. He was moved to Hutchinson Correctional Nov. 6 and released in Ellis County on Feb. 1.
Carrasco was arrested in 2011 when he was 16 after a July 1 sexual assault on a 57-year-old woman in the 2900 block of County Lane. He was charged with one count of aggravated criminal sodomy and one count of aggravated battery.
In a 2013 plea deal, he was sentenced for a total of 100 months for aggravated sexual battery, aggravated battery and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. He was given 622 days credit on his sentence for jail time served.
Hays law enforcement is searching for a suspect in a sexual assault, warning the suspect is considered armed and dangerous.
The assault was reported at 5:42 a.m. Sunday in the 400 block of West Seventh, near the FHSU campus, according a press release from the Hays Police Department.
The suspect is identified as Tre Miekale Carrasco, a black or Hispanic male, 5-foot 8-inches, 173 pounds with brown eyes and black curly hair, possible facial hair and driving a stolen blue Chevy Malibu with Kansas plates 537DKG.
The public is advised to cal 911 if they see Carrasco and not to approach him if seen.
According to Kansas Department of Corrections records, Carrasco, 23, was placed on post release to Ellis County on Friday after serving a sentence for a 2013 plea deal of aggravated sexual battery, and two counts of aggravated battery.
He had been arrested in 2011 for a sexual assault in Hays, when was 16. At his sentencing, he was given 622 days credit for time served in jail.