DPS looking for escaped Dallas sex offender

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DALLAS, TX (KLTV) - DPS investigators are looking for a registered sex offender who escaped from a Dallas halfway house shortly after midnight Saturday morning and then cut off the 24-hour tracking device that he is required by law to wear.

Billy Twayne Gibson, a civilly committed sex offender, absconded from the Wayback Halfway House at 899 North Stemmons Freeway in Dallas.

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant against Gibson for failure to comply with civil commitment requirements, which is a third degree felony. He should be considered armed and  dangerous.

Gibson has an extensive criminal history involving aggravated sexual assault, aggravated robbery, unlawfully carrying a weapon and compelling prostitution by force or threat.

In the past, Gibson has also gone by these aliases: Billy Bruton, Billy Gibson, Tuloo Gibson, Joseph Mohan and Tulu.

Anyone with information about Gibson's location should immediately call 911. No one should ever try to apprehend a dangerous criminal themselves.

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