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Escaped north Mississippi prisoner

A prisoner escaped from the custody of a north Mississippi police officer early Thursday according to The South Reporter.

From their post about the escape:

City of Holly Springs and Marshall County authorities are searching for a suspect, Kevin Richardson, who escaped the custody of a Holly Springs police officer about 11:30 a.m. today (Thursday), according to Lt. Kelly McMillen with the sheriff’s department. Richardson was picked up on a warrant, after missing court, for two counts aggravated assault and two counts felon in possession of a firearm, he said. The suspect ran into a wooded area near the Marshall County Jail. He is a black male, about 6’2,” and was wearing a red shirt and black pants. He was in handcuffs when he escaped. If you have any info, call 662-252-1311 immediately.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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