Homeless sex offender arrested in Edinburg

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A homeless man is behind bars after he allegedly failed to comply with convicted sex offender registration laws.

Edinburg police arrested 49-year-old Charles Ray Henson on Monday.

According to jail records, Henson is charged with failure to comply with sex offender registration.

Details were not immediately availble but Henson is listed on the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Convicted Sex Offenders website.

According to DPS, Henson served five years in prison for raping a 16-year-old girl in New Jersey back in 1994.

The DPS website shows that Henson ended up in Edinburg in September.

According to DPS, Henson was listed as a homeless individual living at an abandoned building on the 1900 block of East University Drive.

Henson remains in custody at the Hidalgo County Jail under a $25,000 bond.