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Authorities Search For Escaped Florida Prisoner

July 14, 2012, 11:25 AM

Authorities Search For Escaped Florida Prisoner
Photo Courtesy: Lee County Sheriff's Office

SPENCER, SD -

More than 20 hours after he first went missing, authorities are still looking for a prisoner who escaped from a transport van near Spencer, South Dakota.

31-year-old Oscar Antonio Herrera-Menjivar was one of 13 prisoners being transport to Nebraska by a private prison-transport van. The van stopped at a fuel station around 2:00 a.m. on Saturday morning near the Spencer area and that’s when Herrera-Menjivar escaped.

He is five-feet, five-inches tall, weights 140 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, Authorities say he was wearing a prison orange shirt but might be seen wearing a blue t-shirt, shorts and black running shoes.

Initial Information indicates he was originally charged with sexual assault of a minor and was being transported from Florida to Nebraska.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol says Herrera-Menjivar is considered dangerous.

The Highway Patrol, South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, McCook County Sheriff’s Office and Hanson County Sheriff’s Office are all involved in the search.

This article has been revised to reflect the following correction:
A misspelling was corrected in this story.

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