Prichard, Ala. (WALA) - UPDATE: Tuesday, August 20 - A manhunt ended Monday, August 19 with 45-year-old Anthony Avery behind bars. Avery is charged with first degree domestic violence, first degree burglary and a felony probation violation. He remains in Mobile Metro Jail.
Monday, August 19 - A manhunt is underway for a convicted sex offender suspected of stabbing a woman in Prichard multiple times.
Prichard Police said 45-year-old Anthony Avery forced his way into a woman's home on Elm Street, armed with a knife, on Saturday, August 17.
When officers arrived, they found the woman with stab wounds all over her body. She was rushed to USA Medical Center. Police said Avery got away.
This isn't the first time we've told you about Avery. His Mobile County arrest record dates back to 1989, when he was convicted of rape.
Our Bob Grip even profiled him in 2010 on FOX10 News Fugitive Files.
Mobile Police told Bob then about Avery's criminal past.
"Not only the sex offense, of which he was convicted of, but he's also has a history of violent offenses including robbery and assault," Mobile Police Department spokesperson Cpl. Christopher Levy.
Prichard Police are tight-lipped about the status of its search. FOX10 News asked for an on-camera interview, but authorities were not available.
If you know where Avery is, call Prichard police and turn him in.
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