Police: Kentucky inmate out on furlough for medical treatment runs away

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) — Kentucky State Police are looking for a furloughed inmate that allegedly ran off, and has not been seen for several hours.

Police say Jaquavius Whitlock was out of jail to get medical treatment when he ran from a family member’s car. He was last seen wearing a red sweatshirt and jeans before 2 p.m. on South Oneal Avenue in Hopkinsville.

19-year-old Whitlock has black hair, brown eyes, approximately 5’9” tall, and weighs about165 pounds. 

Whitlock was in jail on drug charges as well as a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and using restricted ammo during felony (no shots) charges.

Anyone with information on Whitlock’s whereabouts should call Kentucky State Police at (270) 676-3313.

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