Lawrence Co. officials looking for inmate who didn’t return from work release detail

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Lawrence County Sheriff’s Deputies are currently looking for an inmate who failed to return from a work release detail.

Authorities say 24-year-old Christopher Chase Sapp of Hillsboro, AL was incarcerated for failing to appear in court for a prior offense, when he failed to return from work release.  WHNT News 19 is told Sapp was supposed to return from his work release detail Friday night, but never showed.

Deputies have been searching for Sapp since Friday evening.

The Sheriff said that Sapp does not have a history of any violent crimes and does not believe he poses a dangerous threat.

Anyone who sees Mr. Sapp or has information about his whereabouts should contact the Sheriff’s Office at 256-974-9291.