Police Search for Sex Offender 

Police at the University of Maine at Farmington are on the lookout for a 19-year-old sex offender from South Carolina who may have shown up on campus, armed with knives…Police believe that Robert Tilton of Clarendon, South Carolina, rode on a bus more than 1,200 miles to meet a female student he’d contacted through an on-line gaming site.Police say Tilton got into a locked residential hall after giving a security officer a false name.Investigators say they later found two large knives hidden in the area where Tilton entered the building.Tilton is listed on the South Carolina sex offender registry for a 2006 conviction involving a 6-year-old.