In 1985, Lyndal Dale Ritterbush was placed in the Utah State Prison to serve a five-year sentence for sexual abuse of a child. In April of that year, he escaped and has not been seen since.

Ritterbush may now be working as a truck driver and diesel mechanic. He is described as a 45-year-old white male with blond hair and blue eyes. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.A reward is being offered for information leading to his capture.

Editor's Note: The Deseret News, in cooperation with the Utah Council for Crime Prevention, publishes weekly accounts of unsolved crimes as part of a statewide program called Crime Solvers. Readers with information about the "Crime of the Week," or any other unsolved crime, are invited to call Crime Solvers at 964-CALL or 1-800-972-CALL. Information is then passed on to local police. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered by the council for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the criminals involved. It is not necessary to give your name when providing information.