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Authorities have issued a statewide alert for two individuals who have escaped from the Claiborne County Detention Center. According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, Tyrekennel Collins and Dezarrious Johnson are currently on the run and are considered armed and dangerous.

Law enforcement officials urge the public not to approach the escaped inmates if spotted. Instead, individuals are instructed to immediately contact 911 or the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office at (601) 437-5161.

The details surrounding the escape remain under investigation as local authorities coordinate efforts to locate Collins and Johnson. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has deployed resources to aid in the search and apprehension of the fugitives.

Both Collins and Johnson were being held at the detention center on unspecified charges prior to their escape. The public is advised to remain vigilant and report any sightings or information that may assist in their capture.

Updates on this developing situation will be provided as more information becomes available.

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