Columbus prisoner escapes from work detail - WRBL

Columbus prisoner escapes from work detail

Posted: Updated: Jul 11, 2014 02:39 PM
Columbus prisoner Avery Javon Kirksey walked away from work detail Friday. Columbus prisoner Avery Javon Kirksey walked away from work detail Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Columbus law enforcement are looking for prisoner that escaped from a work detail Friday afternoon.

>> UPDATE: Kirksey recaptured after escaping from work detail

Around 1p et, Avery Javon Kirksey was on a prison work detail off of Amber Drive near Kendrick High School when he disappeared, Muscogee County Prison Warden Dwight Hamrick said. Kirksey was seen walking away from the site.

Kirksey is described as a black man with brown eyes and black hair. He is six feet talk and about 160 pounds. He is originally from Statesboro.

Anyone who spots Kirksey is asked to contact authorities.

James Brierton

James joined WRBL News 3 with experience from CNN, NBC News and his own hyper-local news site. He manages the WRBL News 3 Web desk. More>>

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