Authorities searching for wanted man in George County

Robert Christopher Blankinchip (Photo source: George County Sheriff's Office)
Robert Christopher Blankinchip (Photo source: George County Sheriff's Office)

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - George County Sheriff Dean Howell is asking for the public's help to locate a wanted man. Howell said Robert Christopher Blankinchip, 27, is wanted for failure to appear in court.

George County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Shonna Pierce said Blankinchip has been arrested in George County several times and has prior convictions ranging from burglary and larceny to assault and possession of spice.

Howell said Blankinchip's last known address is on Duncan Street in Lucedale, but he has family in Mobile, AL. Officials say Blankinchip has worked as a laborer along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Blankinchip is described as a white male standing 5'9" and weighing 150 pounds with green eyes and a shaved head.

If you have any information on Blankinchip's whereabouts, you are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-877-787-5898 or the George County Sheriff's Office at 601-947-4811.

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