CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Law enforcement is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Childersburg Community Work Center.

According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, 35-year-old Marcus Jermaine Smith escaped from the center early Tuesday morning.

Smith is described as a black male standing 6-feet tall and weighs 180-pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Smith is serving a 20-year sentence for second degree assault.


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