Bakersfield police: Rapist on the loose

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Police are hunting for a convicted rapist who allegedly cut off his GPS tracking anklet.

Angel Falcon, 51, is 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds.

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This isn't the first time Falcon has allegedly absconded parole. In December, he failed to report to state parole upon his release from prison.

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Anyone who sees Falcon is asked to call police at (661) 327-7111.