Deputies Search For Escaped Inmate

Contributor: Christine Winter

Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 7/15/2013 7:42 pm
Authorities in central Kentucky are searching for an inmate who escaped Monday afternoon, according to the Office of the Fayette Sheriff.

Investigators said Christian Lynn Cox escaped from a Deputy with the Office of Fayette Sheriff who was transporting Cox from the Jessamine County Detention Center in Nicholasville to the Fayette County Detention Center in Lexington.

Authorities from the Office of Fayette Sheriff, Nicholasville Police and Lexington Police are involved in the search, which includes the Lexington Police helicopter.

Authorities said Cox was wanted on an outstanding warrant for Probation Violation.

Additional charges are pending, according to authorities.
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