The Wood County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance in apprehending Franklin Paul Damon Jr on a charge of felony escape. Damon was an inmate at the Northwest Community Correction Center following his conviction from the Wood County Court of Common Pleas on a charge of Gross Sexual Imposition. Damon is a white male, 39 years old, 6'00, 260 lbs. with brown hair and blue eyes.Franklin Paul Damon Jr. walked away from his work release employer located along S. Dixie Highway near Portage, OH yesterday (11/21/2017) at approximately 4:21 pm. Damon is classified as a Tier 1 sex offender and has known associates in Northwood, Toledo and Bowling Green.Please contact the Wood County Sheriff's Office or local law enforcement if the whereabouts of Damon are known.