Chase suspect wanted for aggravated sex assault of child

Investigators say the 37-year-old man was involved in chase with deputies but got away. He's considered dangerous and they believe he may be in the Katy area.

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- This is some extremely concerning stuff, particularly for people in the Katy area. That's where law enforcement says to be on the lookout for this guy who's not only accused of having this chase with Harris County deputies, but also accused of sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl. There's a warning tonight from law enforcement. A felon they're calling a sexual predator is on the run, possibly in the Katy area.

Investigators with Harris County Constable Precinct Five say 37-year-old Cody Harrison Towner is wanted for sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl. They describe him as 5' 11", weighing about 150 pounds with several tattoos, including a music note on his neck. The Constable's office says Towner was involved in a chase with Harris County deputies. They posted this photo of a white vehicle crashed into a street sign and say Towner is still on the streets tonight.

- We ask for the public's help in locating him. You can contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

- Investigators also say Towner is known to hang out in the Katy area and say they're desperate to find him, calling him a dangerous man. If your tip leads to his arrest, you could earn a reward.