Brown County Sheriff’s officials are seeking the public’s help in locating a road crew inmate who walked away from the Precinct 1 barn on U.S. Highway 377 South late Tuesday morning.

Sheriff’s officials identified the inmate as Robert William Smith Jr., 21, who was arrested Oct. 1 on misdemeanor charges of interfering with an emergency call and resisting arrest.

Smith is described as a white male, approximately 180 pounds, 5-feet-8 inches tall and with brown hair and brown eyes.

Smith, who walked off at 11:25 a.m., remained missing as of 3 p.m. Tuesday. 

Anyone with information on Smith’s location is asked to contact Chief Deputy of Corrections Becky Caffey at the Brown County Sheriff’s Office at 325-646-5510 extension 4303 or 911.

The Brownwood Police Department is assisting in the search for Smith.