GALVESTON, TX – Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Galveston County Jail Monday night.
Sheriff’s deputies say 38-year-old Dominic Potter simply walked away while taking out the trash from the kitchen.
Potter, who was wearing a blue jumpsuit, was last seen running across a field toward the 5700 block of Broadway in Galveston.
He was being held on a $50,000 bond for forging a government document.
Anyone who knows of Potter's whereabouts is asked to contact police.