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Inmate convicted of assault leaves Clay Co. work assignment

CLAY COUNTY, Ala. – An inmate is on the loose after leaving his assigned work post in Clay County.

The Alabama Dept. of Corrections released an alert stating Terry Christopher Searcy, 24, left his job site in Ashland at 6:00 Thursday morning.

Searcy is a white male weighing 160 pounds. He is 5-feet 10-inches tall.

He was incarcerated at the Alex City Work Release Center. Searcy was convicted of assault on Aug. 30, 2016 in Shelby Co.

If you have any information concerning the whereabouts of this escapee, please notify your local law enforcement agency, the facility from which the inmate escaped or call the Alabama Dept. of Corrections at 1-800- 831-8825.

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