HOUSTON -

A case of mistaken identity could be the reason a Channelview woman was attacked.

Deputies said the woman's attacker is Brandon McGee, who has been charged with injury to an elderly individual. Harris County deputies are looking him.

Investigators said McGee and another man were looking for a registered sex offender who they claim molested one of their relatives.

The men found the woman's house by looking up the locations of convicted sex offenders.

The woman explained to the men that while her son was a convicted sex offender, his case was more than 20 years ago and involved his girlfriend at the time.

When the woman asked the men to leave, officials said McGee threw an ash tray, threatened to shoot her and then punched her.