Police continue search for one of two escaped inmates in the Shoals

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. – Law enforcement authorities say they are still looking for one of two escaped inmates in Tuscumbia.

Police say Justin Whitman is charged with  Marijuana possession, and traffic warrants.

Police say Whitman escaped custody at the Tuscumbia Police Department along with Brandon Hale around 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Hale has since been recaptured.

If you have any information, contact your local law enforcement officials. The Colbert County Sheriff’s Office wants people to remember that escaped inmates are desperate and considered dangerous.