South Alabama officers search for inmate accused of escape

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STAPLETON, Ala. (AP) – Law officers in south Alabama are searching for an inmate accused of escaping from a work detail.

Al.com reports that Jonathan Singleton was being sought late Thursday.

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says he was part of a crew doing maintenance at a training center in Stapleton when he walked away Thursday afternoon.

Authorities say they believe Singleton was aided in his escape by someone who drove him out of the area.

Sheriff’s officials say that Singleton might be in or around Perdido or Atmore. He had been awaiting trial on drug-related charges and a charge of receiving stolen property.

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12/3/2021 6:52:04 AM (GMT -6:00)

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