Texas Officials Offer Reward for Capture of Violent Sex Offender

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Texas authorities are offering a reward for the capture of a violent sex offender who escaped from custody early Sunday, MyFOXdfw.com reported.

Billy Twayne Gibson, who was released from prison in May after serving time for sexually assaulting a child, reportedly left the Wayback Halfway House in Dallas just after midnight on Saturday.

Gibson, 33, who has a long criminal history, also removed the 24-hour GPS tracking device that he’s required to wear by law, the station reported.

Investigators with the Texas Department of Public Safety have described Gibson as 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 250 lbs. with tattoos on his arms, legs and chest.

A $1,000 reward is reportedly being offered for Gibson, who has used several aliases, including Billy Bruton, Gibson, Joseph Mohan and Tulu.

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