TYLER, Texas (KETK) – A Houston County inmate has escaped custody this morning.
According to Houston’s Sheriffs office, at 6:05 a.m., Bobby Eugene Wood, 55, was assigned to worked in the kitchen and asked to go to the restroom. The man received permission and during this time he escaped the facility.
Wood fled towards the city park area and was last seen wearing clothing that is black and white stripes with a dark colored jacket.
According to Chief GP Shearer, the Houston County Police Department is currently looking to find this felon and bring him back into custody.