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Search Underway for Escaped Prisoner from Burlington County Jail


Authorities in Burlington County are on the search for an escaped prisoner that vanished from the County Jail a short time ago.

Police are looking for 28-year-old Michael Mimms who was last seen wearing handcuffs chained in front with a belt attached, when he went missing according to jail officials.

Mimms, is a black male about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds.

He was last seen wearing a dark t-shirt that's multicolored on the front and dark basketball shorts. Mimms is believed to be wearing brown socks with no shoes.

Residents are being advised in the area to be on the look out for suspicious activity and to watch their surroundings including open sheds, and open gates around their property.

Please dial 911 if you come into visual contact with Mimms.