Statewide Manhunt Underway For Child Rape Suspect

Posted at 9:08 AM, Mar 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-08 10:08:14-05

A statewide manhunt has gotten underway for one of Tennessee’s most wanted suspects. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation added Michael Gervais to its Top 10 List Tuesday night.

Gervais was wanted in Hamilton County on charges of child rape and child neglect. He was last seen in the Hixson area, a neighborhood of Chattanooga.

Agents said he is considered armed and dangerous.

Gervais was described as a white man with brown hair and hazel eyes, around 5’11” tall, and weighs approximately 169 pounds.

Anyone who sees him or knows where he may be was asked to call local police or 1-800 TBI- FIND immediately.