DPS: High risk sex offender on the run

Brian McCain. Photo Source: DPS
Brian McCain. Photo Source: DPS

Released by Tom Vinger, Texas Department of Public Safety:

DPS is searching for a high risk sex offender on civil commitment who fled a northeast Houston halfway house Friday evening.

Bruce McCain, 51, was last seen around 9:30 p.m. Friday evening in the Loop 610/Beaumont Highway area.

McCain was originally sentenced for two sexual assaults in Nueces County in 1986.  He was paroled in May and placed on electronic monitoring. He is now wanted on a felony civil commitment charge and law enforcement is actively searching for the suspect.

McCain is 5 feet 6 inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. He has a spider web tattoo on the right side of his neck.  Authorities consider the fugitive violent. Anyone who aids the suspect could face criminal charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call 713-222-TIPS, 281-517-1300 or local police.