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Inmate escapes from Amite County Jail

Michael Wayne Young (Photo credit: MDOC) Michael Wayne Young (Photo credit: MDOC)
Amite County, MS -

Authorities throughout the state are searching for an inmate who escaped Saturday evening from a county jail.

Mississippi Department of Corrections say they believe Michael Wayne Young, 42, escaped from Amite County Jail around 5 p.m. Young was convicted in Franklin County, MS on two charges -- a felon in possession of a weapon and a previous escape charge.

If you see Young or know where he is, please contact MDOC at 662-745-6611 or your local law enforcement agency.

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