- Associated Press - Friday, August 21, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Red Eagle Work Center.

The Alabama Department of Corrections said in a news release that 50-year-old Samuel Garrett walked away from his assigned job location around 1 p.m. on Friday. Officials say Garrett was last seen wearing his prison-issued white clothing.

Garrett is described as black man, with brown eyes, black hair, weighing 201 pounds and standing at 5-foot-10. He was serving a life sentence on a 1994 second degree receiving stolen property conviction.

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