MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The Mesquite Police Department is warning the public of a Wyoming prison escapee potentially being in the area.
In a post released by Mesquite City Hall’s Communication Director Wayne Larson, it was said that just after 3 a.m. Sept. 29, officers responded to a suspicious person call in the 1200 block of Americana Lane. When they arrived, they saw two individuals running from the location on foot.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
Police apprehended and identified one of the suspects as 48-year-old Jason Green, an escapee from the Wyoming Department of Corrections.READ MORE: North Texas High School Mourns Deaths Of 2 Brothers Killed In Crash
However, the second suspect — believed to be 30-year-old Robert Akin Simpson — was not caught and remains at large.
Simpson was in custody prior to his escape for aggravated burglary with a weapon. Officers said he should be considered dangerous.MORE NEWS: Texas A Top Destination For Out-Of-State Transplants
Anyone with information on the location of Simpson is asked to call Mesquite police at 972-285-6336.