Updated with photos: Troy Police hunting jail escapee

Published 12:15 pm Thursday, August 20, 2020

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Law enforcement officers are searching for man who escaped Thursday morning from the Troy City Jail.

Jackson Lamar Harris escaped from the Troy City Jail at approximately 10:30 a.m. He was wearing a pair of orange coveralls and did not have on shoes when he escaped.

There is a heavy law enforcement presence, including a helicopter from ALEA ,in the area of Wiley Street between City Hall and South Knox Street and Martin Luther King Drive to Academy Street behind the Library.

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Harris was serving time in the Troy City Jail for a contempt of court charge. Harris is a known drug user.
If you see Jackson Lamar Harris please call 911.