Convicted rapist on the run last seen in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a convicted rapist last seen in Houston almost a year ago.

Christopher Jones, 50, was convicted of forcible rape in Louisiana in 1986 and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

In August 2016, Jones failed to register as a sex ofender and absconded from the Ben Reid Facility, a Houston-area halfway house. He has not been seen since.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the suspect's arrest. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at crime-stoppers.org.

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