Fugitive sought in connection with child sex abuse case in Texas

Authorities are looking for Carlos Benjamin Pena, 53.
Authorities are looking for Carlos Benjamin Pena, 53.(houston crime stoppers)
Published: Dec. 16, 2020 at 1:08 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2020 at 1:24 PM CST
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HOUSTON, Texas (KWTX) -Houston Crime Stoppers is asking the public for help finding Carlos Benjamin Peña, 53, a fugitive accused of sexually abusing a child for seven years from 2009 to 2016.

Police received a report of sexual assault of a child that occurred in December of 2019 in Houston.

During the investigation, the victim made an outcry of continuous sexual abuse.

Police said Peña is 5-foot-4, weighs in between 180 and 220 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.

Crime stoppers could pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging or arrest of Peña.

Investigators area asking anyone with information to call (713) 222-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.

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