By Staff Reporter
Huntsville, Texas - A large law enforcement presence was observed on the north side of Huntsville yesterday afternoon. There were several rumors that an escape had occurred from one the Huntsville area prisons, but that turned out not to be the case.
Yesterday afternoon the Huntsville Police assisted by several other law enforcement agencies conducted a search of the area of FM 980 near the city limits after a silver 2005 Toyota Highlander with paper plates was discovered stuck in the ditch. The backseat of the vehicle contained a large amount of blood.
The Huntsville Police issued a code red alert for Rukayat Momodu, a black female, 5'06 tall, 170 lbs, approximately 30 years of age, and of Nigerian decent. Police a also searching for William English, black male, 6'03 tall, 180 lbs, and approximately 35 years of age.
The Huntsville Police Department in a statement released yesterday stated they wished to check the welfare of Rukayat Momodu and William English to ensure their safety. Anyone who has information on Momodu and/or English, please contact the Huntsville Police Department at 936-291-5480 or the Huntsville Dispatch Center at 936-435-8001.