Hernando deputies search for absconded sexual predator who may be headed to Pinellas County

Hernando County deputies are searching for an absconded sexual predator who on May 23 disappeared from supervision at his Hernando Beach home. 

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Robert Roy Smith Jr. is a registered sexual predator and he may be traveling in a white 2001 Hyundai Sonata GLS bearing Florida tag HQNX06, and may be headed to an unknown location in Pinellas County. 

Smith is described as 5-feet, 10-inches tall and weighs about 225 pounds. He has partially grey hair and hazel eyes. 

If you have any information on Smith's whereabouts, please contact the Hernando County Sheriff's Office at 352-754-6830. 

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