Inmate who escaped Mobile Community Work Center recaptured

Alabama News

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — This is an ongoing story of the escape and recapture of inmate Michael Lee Jones. All times are local (CT)

11:23 a.m.

Michael Lee Jones has been recaptured by authorities, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections.

Jones was recaptured almost nine hours after his escape from the Mobile Community Work Center.

No other information has been released at this time.

7:53 a.m.

Police are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Mobile Community Work Center overnight.

According to a release from the Alabama Department of Corrections, Michael Lee Jones escaped from the center around 2 am. Jones was wearing a dark long sleeve sweater or shirt, with a jacket, khaki pants, and black boots. Jones is 53 years old, weighs 175 pounds, and stands 5’8″. He has brown eyes and a tattoo on his right arm.

Jones is serving time on a drug distribution charge in Talladega County. If you see Jones, call 911.

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