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UPDATE: Escaped trusty has been found

Michael Shane Allgood. Photo Source: Henderson County Jail. Michael Shane Allgood. Photo Source: Henderson County Jail.

UPDATE, 1:38 PM: Henderson County Sheriff, Ray Nutt tells us that the escaped trusty Michael Allgood has been found.


HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - East Texas authorities are searching for a trusty who escaped earlier today.

According to Henderson County Sheriff Ray Nutt, 30-year-old Michael Shane Allgood escaped while out doing work for the Chandler Police Department. He was the only trusty out working at the time and was being supervised by a jailer.

Allgood just walked off and apparently the jailer did not notice it until it was too late.

He was last seen at the Neches River heading north towards highway 64. He has tattoos on both the upper left and upper right arms. Authorities are trying to set up a perimeter to keep him contained. A DPS helicopter is joining the search.

Allgood's original charge was burglary.

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