The search for a man wanted on rape and sexual battery warrants in Dubois County continues and local police say they have gotten a lot of help from the public.

Jasper Police say they have gotten more than 50 tips on the whereabouts of 28-year-old Randall Kratzer Jr. Kratzer Jr. is accused of forcing his way into the apartment of his estranged wife before battering and raping her. The victim was able to escape and call police at a neighboring apartment. Kratzer Jr. had already left the scene by the time officers arrived.

Police say that tips so far have pointed them towards possible hiding areas in Indiana as well as in Illinois and Kentucky. Multiple law enforcement agencies are working with Jasper Police as the search for Kratzer Jr continues.

Anyone with information on Kratzer’s whereabouts is asked to call Jasper Police at 482-2255 or the anonymous tip line at 481-COPS.