UPDATE: Police Locate Muhlenberg Co. Jail Inmate Who Escaped

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On Tuesday at approximately 5:05 p.m., Kentucky State Police say they conducted a traffic stop in Central City on a vehicle in which Anthony W. Hunt, the escaped inmate, was a passenger.

Hunt was taken into custody without incident and is in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

He is charged with Escape in the 2nd Degree.



ORIGINAL STORY:
State police say they are looking for an inmate who walked away from a work detail in western Kentucky.

Police say 27-year-old Anthony Wayne Hunt was on release from the Muhlenberg County Detention Center on Monday to work at the Opportunity Center in Greenville when he disappeared. Police say his jail-issued orange jumpsuit was found in the restroom at the center where he was working.

Police describe Hunt as a white male with brown hair and blue eyes, who stands 5-foot-9 and weighs about 211 pounds.



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