Galveston Co. inmate escapes while taking out trash

GALVESTON, TX (KTRK) -- Authorities in Galveston County are looking for an escape inmate.

The Galveston County Sheriff's Office confirms that Dominic Potter escaped from the county jail around 7:15pm while taking out the garbage.

Potter is a white male with brown hair. He stands 5 feet, 11 inches tall. He is 38 years old.

According to court records, he is awaiting trial for forgery.

He was born in Fort Worth.

No other details have been released.

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