The Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange says the deputies are searching for a suspected drug dealer.
The picture of the suspect has been released.
The sheriff says he was working the school zone this week when he spotted a speeding driver.
During the traffic stop, the also discovered marijuana in the man’s backpack.
He called a deputy over to have the man transported to jail, but the man escaped while in custody.
The sheriff says, “He made some bad errors and judgment on the scene, but he is still young, we hope we can get him in custody, hope he mans up to what he did wrong we can get him some help.”
The sheriff says the man could be dangerous and that is why when spotted, public is urged to call 911.