Galveston Co. inmate escapes while taking out trash

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An inmate escaped from the Galveston County Jail while taking out the trash on Monday afternoon, authorities confirm.

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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