UPDATE: Lincoln County no longer looking for escaped inmate

Lincoln County Escapee

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UPDATE: Authorities have said that escaped inmate, Michael Anthony Rhodes, has been apprehended near Vega, Texas off of I-40 in the Texas panhandle. He was still driving the county truck he had stolen earlier. He is being extradited back to Oklahoma.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is looking for an escaped inmate Wednesday.

Authorities said Michael Anthony Rhodes was part of a work detail when he stole a county truck and ran.

Rhodes is described as a Native American man “covered in tattoos.”

Deputies said he is about 5-foot-9, 125 pounds and has black hair.

He was last seen wearing a black and white jail uniform.

Rhodes stole a 2005 Dodge Ram truck that has “District 3” written on the side.

Officials said Rhodes was in jail for possession of stolen property.

He is a non-violent offender.

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