Southwest Missouri deputies search for escaped inmate

2 years 2 weeks 3 days ago Wednesday, January 04 2017 Jan 4, 2017 Wednesday, January 04, 2017 9:15:42 AM CST January 04, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ANDERSON (AP) — Authorities are searching for a southwest Missouri jail inmate who walked off a work detail.

KOLR-TV reports that 42-year-old Virgil Jay Potarf vanished Tuesday night while working at the detention center in McDonald County. Potarf has a history of alcohol and drug use and of assaults.

Anyone with information is urged to call the sheriff's office.

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