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Hobbs Man Back Behind Bars After Escape Attempt From Jail

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOBBS, N.M. - A Hobbs man is back behind bars after trying to make an escape from jail on Tuesday.

We're told 29-year-old Billy Rodriguez Junior attacked an officer that was escorting him back to his cell.

He ran off and escaped.

Rodriguez was quickly spotted and a perimeter was set up to find him.

Officers found Rodriguez hiding in a closet at a home on North Fowler.

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