Staff ReportNewsWest 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.