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MDOC searching for escaped inmate in Greene Co.

Dexter Patrick (Photo source: MDOC) Dexter Patrick (Photo source: MDOC)

Authorities are on the hunt for a South Mississippi Correctional Institution inmate who escaped while on a work detail Thursday in Greene County.

Mississippi Department of Corrections officials say Dexter Patrick, 46, was last seen wearing state issued green and white pants with a white T-shirt around noon.

Authorities describe Patrick as a black male standing 5'9” and weighing 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Patrick is currently serving a 52-year sentence for six counts of armed robbery and one count of vehicle theft.

Anyone with information on Patrick's whereabouts is asked to call local law enforcement or MDOC at 601-573-5613.

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