Authorities seek sex offender on the loose

HOUSTON Eric Rivas is wanted for two felony warrants for violating his probation. A warranted has been issued for his arrest. Investigators believe Rivas has fled the Victoria area and is hiding out in Houston.

Rivas is a 22-year-old Hispanic male. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 140 pounds. He has a large tattoo on his right leg, pictured above.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477(TIPS) hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the arrest of Eric Rivas. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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