Deputies search for inmate who left work detail in Jackson
JACKSON, Tenn. — Deputies are searching for an inmate they say walked away from work detail Wednesday morning while working with a litter cleanup crew in east Jackson.
The inmate, identified as 18-year-old Chemier Burns, was working as part of a litter cleanup crew around 10 a.m. near East Chester Street when he left the work detail, according to Madison County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Tom Mapes.
Burns is described as a black male standing six feet tall and weighing 165 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and had the letters “P.F.” on his jacket.
Mapes says Burns jumped out of a van near the intersection of Church Street and Chester Street.
The Jackson Police Department is assisting in the search.
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