HPD searching for sex offender believed to be in southwest Houston

HOUSTON– The search is on for a convicted sex offender who police believe may be in southwest Houston.

Carlos Lopez, 21, is a wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and violating his probation for the sexual assault of a child.

Lopez is believed to be traveling in a black or dark-colored SUV.

Lopez is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, and weighs 135 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online.