Lauderdale County authorities search for escaped work release inmate

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office says it’s looking for an inmate who walked away from a work release assignment Monday afternoon.

Authorities say 35-year-old Derrick Leon Jackson was last seen going west on Veterans Drive. He may be wearing a grey jacket.

If you have any information about Jackson’s whereabouts, contact the Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 760-5757.