Two schools in Henderson County, Jefferson Elementary and Riverview preschool are on lockdown while police search for a missing inmate.

According to police Nicholas Christian was working at the jail garden and walked off. He was last seen along the riverfront in Henderson.

He is a white male, around 5'7" and 170 lbs, with brown hair. Police say he was last seen wearing blue jeans and a white t-shirt.

Police say he is a non-violent offender and is in jail on a Contempt of Court charge.