The woman was able to get away and call police and that's when investigators say Hale fled.
Hale was charged with assault and a warrant was issued for his arrested. Investigators say in an unrelated matter, Hale is facing a theft charge.
Hale stands 5-foot-9 and weighs around 165 pounds. He has green eyes and brown hair with a tattoo on his right arm.
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 Michael Brian Hale. Tips can also be sent by text message - Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.