Manhunt underway for escaped inmate

Published 12:51 pm Friday, July 12, 2019

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A manhunt is underway in Atmore for an escaped inmate, according to officials.

The Atmore Police Department is blocking off the intersection of Craig Street and Rockaway Creek Road to Cinder Bran Road as they, along with the Alabama Department of Corrections, are searching Travis Wyatt Dawson, 41. He is 6-foot-2, weighs 220 pounds, has brown hair and eyes.

According to a release from ADOC, Dawson escaped from Loxley Work Release at approximately 9 p.m. on July 10 in Foley in Baldwin County.

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