Authorities searching for escaped Forrest County inmates - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Authorities searching for escaped Forrest County inmates

James Robert Martin James Robert Martin
David Bass David Bass
FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The hunt was still on Sunday for two Forrest county inmates who authorities say are on the run. Forrest County Community Work Center inmates James Robert Martin and David Bass, left the MDOC facility in Hattiesburg at approximately 5:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Both inmates were last seen wearing MDOC state-issued green and white striped pants and white MDOC shirts with "MDOC Convict" printed on the back. 

Authorities are searching for Martin, 22, white male, blue eyes, blonde hair and weighs 150 pounds.  Martin is serving a 5-year sentence for a conviction of grand larceny in Monroe county. Bass, 26, white male, blue eyes, blonde hair and weighs 180 pounds.

Anyone with any information or sightings of martin or bass should contact local law enforcement or Mississippi Department of Corrections at 662.745.6611.

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