Video: Midland County inmate behind bars after escape
An inmate is back behind bars after escaping from the Midland County Jail Thursday afternoon.
According to Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter, inmate Jose Borjon was in was in the minimum security recreational area of the jail when he jumped the fence.
He then fled southbound from the jail in a white t-shirt and tan trousers.
As both the Sheriff's Office and Midland Police Department searched for Borjon MISD placed Midland Freshman, Travis Elementary, and South Elementary into lockdown for 15 minutes as a precaution.
As the search was underway officers with MPD responded to a burglary call on Colorado Street where they found Borjon had broken into a home, Sheriff Painter tells CBS 7.
According to Sheriff Painter Borjon was holding a knife to his neck before he tried to run away again, falling and cutting his neck.
The injury to his neck was minor, according to Sheriff Painter.
There is no word yet on what additional charges Borjon may face because of the escape.
No other injuries were reported from the scene.