Authorities searching for jail escapee
Jun 29, 2014, 21:26
The Hancock County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who escaped from the county jail Sunday afternoon.
Chief Deputy Don Bass said two inmates scales a fence at the jail's outdoor recreation yard on Sunday afternoon.
The two men, Montrell McPhearson and Perry D. Thomas, were aided by an accompliace who picked them up shortly after they scaled the wall, Bass said.
McPhearson and the accompliace were apprehended later on
Sunday afternoon, but Thomas is still at large, Bass said. Thomas was being held for a sexual assault and probation violation. He is a black male of medium hight and stature.
Thomas has several gold teeth. Bass said anyone with information about Thomas' wearabouts can call 228-255-9191.