Violent sex offender missing from halfway house

April 28, 2009 11:25:59 AM PDT
Crime Stoppers and Texas DPS Agents are asking the public's help in locating Eddie Ephiny Williams, 33, who walked away from the Reed Halfway House at 10950 Beaumont Highway this morning.[SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Williams was assigned to the Reed facility as part of a civil commitment following incarceration as a violent sex offender. He should be considered violent, and no attempt to apprehend him should be made by anyone other than law enforcement personnel.

Williams is a black male, 6' tall, about 165 pounds with very short black hair and brown eyes.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Eddie Ephiny Williams, call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477 immediately.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called in to the 713-222-8477 (TIPS) hotline that leads to the arrest of Eddie Ephiny Williams. All callers remain anonymous.

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