Reward increased for wanted sex offender

Amarillo, TX - The search for a high risk sex offender is now being focused on Amarillo and Denton.

DPS troopers say they believe 39-year-old Timothy Rosales Jr. may be in either city because he has family in both places.

The cash rewards for a tip leading to his arrest is now 7,500 dollars, that's up from 5,000 dollars.

He is considered armed and dangerous after escaping from a halfway house in Houston on Monday.

Rosales' was convicted of two aggravated sexual assaults in Potter County in 1987.

If you know where he is, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-252-TIPS.