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Inmate at-large after leaving work detail

Inmate Shawn Jeffery Watkins is still at-large after leaving a work detail in Hattiesburg on Tuesday.

According to the Mississippi Department of Corrections, 32-year-old Watkins left his detail at the Forrest County Community Work Center at 3 p.m. He was wearing a state-issued green and white striped pants with a white Mississippi Department of Corrections shirt.

Watkins is a white male with blue eyes, blonde hair and 175 pounds. He is serving a 2-year sentence for convictions of Possession of Precursors and Credit Card Fraud from Harrison and Stone Counties.

Anyone with any information or sightings of WATKINS should contact local law enforcement or Mississippi Department of Corrections at 662.745.6611.

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