Authorities search for an escaped work release inmate

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT)- The Alabama Department of Corrections is looking for an inmate who escaped from the Decatur Work Release Center on Sunday.

Authorities say 21-year-old Tyler Russell Baird escaped at 10:30 p.m.

Baird is 6’2” and weighs 150 lbs.  He has brown hair and blue eyes.

Baird was last seen wearing either blue or black clothing.

Please call your local law enforcement agency or the Alabama Department of Corrections at 1-800-831-8824 if  you have any information on this case.