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Jones County escapee turns himself in

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A Jones County escapee is back in custody after walking off a work detail Thursday. 

Travis Allen, 20, turned himself in to the Laurel Police Department Sunday morning after walking off the work detail on Highway 533.

According to LPD Chief Tyrone Stewart, Special Operations Officer Kim Stewart convinced Allen to turn himself in at a Walmart parking lot. 

Stewart said Allen would be transferred back to the Jones County Sheriff's Department and then back to the jail.

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