KSP trying to locate inmate who stole truck to escape

Madisonville, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police are trying to track down an escaped inmate from Hopkins County.

State Police Post say 40-year-old Wilton E. Hollifield escaped Thursday around 11:00 a.m. while out on work release at Madisonville City Hall.

Hollifield stole a 2003 F150 that belonged to the city of Madisonville and left traveling southbound on US41, according to investigators.

He was in jail for burglary and fraudulent use of a credit card.

Hollifield was last seen wearing khaki pants and a white tee shirt.

He is 6’1″, weighs 175 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

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