Logan County officials search for inmate who escaped in Guthrie

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Update: Logan County officials say Edward Jones has been taken into custody.

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Logan County officials have scaled down the search for an escaped inmate.

The inmate, identified as Edward Jones, escaped from custody in the Guthrie area, Friday afternoon.

A search party comprised of Logan County and Guthrie police officials was out looking for Jones, but the search was called off Friday evening.

However, officers on normal patrol will be on the look out for Jones.

Guthrie schools were locked down as a precaution after school officials were notified that an inmate was on the loose.

Jones is described as a black male with cornrows. He is still wearing his orange prison attire and is still in handcuffs.

If you see Jones or know of his whereabouts, call Guthrie police at (405) 282-3535 or the Logan County Sheriff’s Office at (405) 282-4100.

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