- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 23, 2017

MACON, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia inmate is on the run after escaping a work detail at Central State Prison in Macon.

The Telegraph reports 37-year-old Jared Pardue, a Spalding County Prison inmate, fled Wednesday. He’s described as a white male, with black hair and brown eyes who stands about 6 feet, 4 inches tall and weighs about 225 pounds.

He was last seen operating a bobcat machine and wearing a state-issued orange shirt and white pants with a blue stripe.

According to the state Department of Corrections website, Pardue was serving a 20-year sentence for trafficking methamphetamine.

Anyone with information about Pardue’s whereabouts is asked to call the prison system’s Communication Center at 478-992-5111, or the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.



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Information from: The Telegraph, https://www.macontelegraph.com

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