Midland inmate escapes custody, quickly recaptured

Midland inmate escapes custody, quickly recaptured
(Source: KWES)

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - A Midland County inmate is back in custody Thursday after a brief escape.

The City of Midland says the inmate escaped near the 1600 block of East Oak Ave. near Lee Freshman High School.

It is unclear if  the inmate was on work duty or not.

The Midland police department assisted in the capture, which happened without incident.

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