Authorities capture escaped inmate from Tallapoosa County

UPDATE

07/06/17 4:11 p.m. — The Associated Press reports the prison system says Tallapoosa County deputies arrested 43-year-old Terry Lee Stokes late Wednesday. He’d gone missing from a job location in Dadeville earlier in the day.

Stokes is serving 20 years for second-degree burglary in Pike County at the state work release center in Alexander City.


(ORIGINAL STORY)

DADEVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate that reportedly escaped from a job site, according to a release from the department.

Terry Lee Stokes is a 43-year-old man that stands 6 feet tall and weighs about 170 pounds with blond hair and hazel eyes. Stokes was last seen in a yellow shirt, blue jeans with paint stains and a red and black ballcap, according to the release.

Stokes reportedly walked off of his assigned job location around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Dadeville.

Authorities are asking anyone with any information to call the ADOC at 1(800) 831-8825.

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