Violent sex offender from Portsmouth wanted after removing GPS bracelet, report says

Posted at 7:28 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 19:29:35-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Officials are working to track down a man who is reported to be a violent sex offender from Portsmouth.

The Virginia Department of Corrections tweeted a fugitive file alert saying that Chico Matthew Tibbs removed his GPS bracelet.

Authorities say he could be a danger to himself or others. If you see him, authorities say to not approach him.

Tibbs is described as a 50-year-old black man, about 5'11" tall and weighing about 185 pounds.

Anyone with information on Chico is asked to call 877-896-5764 or local law enforcement.

There are no further details at this time.