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Man escapes from Dyer County Jail

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DYER COUNTY, Tenn. -- An inmate is on the run, according to the Dyer County sheriff.

Around 2:20 p.m. Thursday, Edward Copeland Jr. ran from the Dyer County Jail while being booked on a burglary charge.

Sheriff Box tells WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News he does not believe Copeland is dangerous. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a gray t-shirt.

Anyone with information on Copeland's whereabouts is asked to contact Dyer County law enforcement.

Sheriff Box says Copeland is a white male around 5'5".