UPDATE: Escaped inmate located and arrested

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William Woodring, escaped inmate from Webster County, Madisonville 4-30-17

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) -Kentucky State Police say an inmate who walked away from the Webster County Detention Center has been found and arrested.

Troopers say William Earl Woodring left the detention center on April 29.

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He was serving a sentence for wanton endangerment, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

He is now facing a charge of escape.

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4-30-17 2:50 p.m.

Police looking for inmate who escaped Kentucky prison

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Police in Kentucky are looking for an inmate who walked away from the Webster County Detention Center.

State police say in a news release that William Earl Woodring left the facility Sunday. He last was seen wearing an orange prison shirt and khaki pants.

Woodring was serving a sentence for wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The statement says state police are seeking the public’s help in locating Woodring. He is a 56-year-old white male with gray hair and green eyes.