CHEROKEE COUNTY, NC. (WRCB)—A convicted sex offender wanted by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office was arrested in Polk County, Tennessee.

The Sheriff's Office says 23-year-old Michael Dwayne Standridge failed to report to law enforcement in person and provide an address after he was released from the CCSO Detention Center.

Standridge, who hadn't been seen since June 7th, was arrested in Polk County, Monday.

He is being held in the Polk County Jail while awaiting extradition to Cherokee County.