State inmate escapes work detail in Perry Co.

State inmate escapes work detail in Perry Co.
Corey Alred reportedly escaped from a work detail in Perry County on Tuesday. (Source: Mississippi Department of Corrections)

PERRY COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - A Mississippi Department of Corrections inmate escaped from a work detail Tuesday afternoon in Perry County.

MDOC officials are asking the public to be on the lookout for 39-year-old Corey Alred. Alred was reportedly last seen off State Route 42 west of Richton.

According to MDOC, Alred is serving a nine-year sentence for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, embezzlement and residential burglary.

If you see Alred, you’re asked to contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.

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