Officials are searching for escaped inmate John Henry Evans.

LAWTON - Officials are continuing to search for John Henry Evans, an inmate that escaped from the Comanche County Detention Center early this morning.

Earlier today an official with the Comanche County Sheriff's Office, Major Tosh, confirmed that officers were attempting to locate an individual around the Porter Hill area that had run from law enforcement.

UPDATE: Local law enforcement has confirmed that the Lawton teen was located by officials in Houston, Texas and has been detained until arrangements can be made for her return home.