Wanted West Virginia sex offender nabbed outside Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — Deputies from the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office arrested a wanted sex offender from West Virginia outside Pittsburgh Wednesday.

Deputies said Travis Gladish, 38, of Wellsburg was wanted on two charges of third degree sexual assault with a person less than 16. Court documents said Gladish assaulted a young girl on multiple occasions and that the incidents happened in both Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Investigators said they learned Gladish was laying low in Sharpsburg Borough. Around 11:15 a.m., deputies saw him walking down the street and took him into custody.

He was taken to the Allegheny County Jail.