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Alleged sex offender captured in Lufkin after tip to Sheriff's office

Richard Simmons (Source Crime Stoppers of Lufkin) Richard Simmons (Source Crime Stoppers of Lufkin)

According to Angelina Co. Sheriff, Greg Sanches, Richard David Simmons, 41, of Lufkin has been arrested after an anonymous tip was called into the sheriff's office.

Simmons was wanted on a felony warrant for aggravated sexual assault of a child.

According to a bulletin on the Crime Stoppers of Lufkin Website, Richard David Simmons, 41, of Lufkin, was seen driving a blue 2004 Honda two-door sedan displaying the Texas license plate CX9L754.

According to the Angelina County Website, Simmons is still on probation. He pleaded guilty to a felony assault-family violence charge on Sept. 1, 2012, and received a sentence of 10 years probation.

Sanches told the East Texas News that Simmons surrendered without resistance.

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