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Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey is shown here in a screen shot from a Feb. 11 YouTube video in which he asks a former Red Wing girl to be his girlfriend. Sharkey gained a measure of celebrity in 2006 after he ran for Minnesota governor.

Police investigate romance between teen, 'vampire'

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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children issued an alert Tuesday after a former Red Wing teen ran away with Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey, the self-proclaimed vampire who in 2006 ran for Minnesota governor.


The center's "endangered runaway" alert followed concerns issued by friends and family of the Faribault, Minn., student.

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