LIVE: Watch 10pm news on WHNT News 19

UPDATE: Bibb County inmate found

Timothy Johnson, escaped Bibb County imate.

Timothy Johnson, escaped Bibb County imate.

BRENT, Ala. – An inmate reportedly missing from the Bibb County Correctional Facility was found hiding inside the prison.

According to a news release, prison officials followed protocol by issuing the escape report when Timothy Wayne Johnson, 32, was missing from a housing unit during a mandatory inmate count at 1:30 a.m.

Johnson was found in an unauthorized area of the facility.  The inmate was cooperative and detained without incident.

Johnson is serving a 35-year sentence on a first-degree criminal mischief conviction out of Mobile County.