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PLEASE SHARE: Talbot Co. Sheriff's Office search for escaped inmate

(Source: Talbot County Sheriff’s Office) (Source: Talbot County Sheriff’s Office)

TALBOT COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - The Talbot County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in locating a man who escaped police custody Monday. 

Law enforcement officials say on Dec. 19, Samuel Robert Watkins overpowered a deputy while being booked in the Talbot County Jail on a drug charge and escaped on foot. 

Anyone with information please contact the Talbot County Sheriff’s Office at 706-665-8681 or 911.

As of Thursday afternoon, Watkins has not been detained. 

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates. 

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