Limestone County jail inmate escapes after court appearance

GROESBECK, Tex. (KBTX)- A search was underway Tuesday afternoon for a Limestone County jail inmate who escaped after a court appearance.

is about 5-foot-9 and heavily tattooed.

He was last seen walking toward the 200 block of West Yeagua Street wearing a white, long sleeve shirt, lime green pants and black work boots.

He was jailed on what authorities described as “a multitude of felony charges.”

The inmate was one of nine who were in court Tuesday morning, Sheriff Dennis Wilson said.

At some point between the time that the inmates were taken out of the courtroom and returned to the jail, Neason slipped away from guards, he said.

Several agencies are involved in the search he said.

The escape was not Neason’s first.

He managed to free himself while in the backseat of a Groesbeck police vehicle over the Memorial Day weekend.

He was recaptured in Temple after crashing a stolen vehicle during a police chase.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office at (254) 729-3278 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 729-8477.

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