GREENE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Authorities are searching for a convicted kidnapper who walked away from a work detail this morning in Greene County.
Corrections officials said around 11:20am, Matthew Chester Tucker, 35, was discovered missing from the work crew at a blueberry farm. He was last seen wearing the standard MDOC state-issued green and white striped pants with a white t-shirt.
Tucker is currently serving a 10-year sentence for kidnapping a minor from Coahoma County in 2010. He's described as a white man with brown eyes and brown hair. He's 5'9" and weighs 145 pounds.
If you've seen Tucker, or have any information on his whereabouts, call your local law enforcement agency or the Mississippi Department of Corrections at (601) 573-5613 or (662) 745-6611.