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Have you seen this man? George County inmate escaped Saturday night, sheriff says

Eugene Lavon Robinson
Eugene Lavon Robinson George County Sheriff's Office

George County officials are searching for an inmate who escaped Saturday night.

Eugene Lavon Robinson, 38, escaped from the George County jail around 7:30 p.m., stole a truck and fled the facility in an unknown direction, said a Facebook post from the George County Sheriff’s Office.

Robinson is serving a 30-year sentence for armed robbery.

He was last seen wearing black-and-white prison stripes and driving a champagne-colored 2000 GMC Sonoma extended cab pickup truck with a Green County license plate, officials said.

For anyone who has seen Robinson or has any information on his whereabouts, contact the George County Sheriff’s Office at 601-947-9156 or MS Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 and online at www.mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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