HOUSTON (KTRK) --The reward for one of Texas' most wanted sex offenders has increased.
Robert Chrismon, 53, is a violent sex offender, and is wanted for parole violation and failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements. The reward is now $8,000 for information leading to his capture, if the tip comes in during October.
Chrismon has ties to San Antonio, and he has been known to work as a general laborer. His criminal history includes aggravated rape, aggravated assault, kidnapping and escape.
In 1981, Chrismon was sentenced to 55 years for the kidnapping and aggravated rape of a San Antonio teenage girl. He received an additional 10 years for the attempted stabbing of a Corpus Christi police officer during an arrest.
Chrismon is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He has a scorpion tattoo on his upper right arm, a cut scar on his chest and additional cut scars on both wrists.
If you know where Chrismon is, you're urged to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-252-TIPS. All calls are anonymous.
Click here for Chrismon wanted poster.