The Phelps County Sheriff’s department is looking for an inmate after he ran away. 


Michael J. Schultz, an inmate from the Phelps County Jail was working on a supervised crew within the Sheriff’s Department according to a Facebook post issued by the department. While working outside the jail, Schultz ran out of the building. 


The Phelps County Sheriff’s department reports Schultz was incarcerated due to a nonviolent offense. 


Video footage of the area shows Schultz getting into a white single cab, long-bed Chevrolet pick-up, with a small black roll bar in the bed of the pick-up, according to the department. Schultz left the area after entering the truck. 


According to the Phelps County Sheriff’s department, Schultz is a 32-year-old white male, 6’02” tall, and 200 pounds with a shaved head. He was last seen wearing orange pants, a white t-shirt and brown work boots. 


The Sheriff’s Department reports Schultz has ties to the Union, Franklin County Missouri area. 


Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Michael J. Schultz should contact the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, local Law Enforcement Agency, or dial 911.