The Texas Department of Public Safety is looking for a sex offender who is on the loose in North Texas.

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Brent Allen Jozefkowicz, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list and a cash reward up to $2,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Jozefkowicz, who is a sexually violent predator, removed his ankle monitor on Tuesday and fled from a Fort Worth halfway house. He is wanted for felony failure to comply with civil commitment requirements and is considered at high risk to re-offend. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

Jozefkowicz has ties to the Dallas-Fort Worth area and Cotton County, Okla. His criminal history includes indecency with a child by sexual contact and sexual assault. In 2008, Jozefkowicz was required to participate in the civil commitment program. For more information or updates in the event of his arrest, please view his wanted bulletin at: http://dps.texas.gov/Texas10MostWanted/SexOffenderDetails.aspx?id=296.

Jozefkowicz is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He has tattoos on his right shoulder and both thighs and scars on his right wrist and left hand.

Texas Crime Stoppers, which is funded by the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division, offers cash rewards to any person who provides information that leads to the arrest of one of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders.

To be eligible for the cash rewards, there are five different ways to provide anonymous tips:

All tips are anonymous.

DPS investigators work with local law enforcement agencies to select fugitives for the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Sex Offender lists. You can find the current lists – with photos – on the DPS website at http://www.dps.texas.gov/texas10mostwanted/.

Do not attempt to apprehend these fugitives; they are considered armed and dangerous.