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On the run, Beckley inmate escaped

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Joseph Cody Genet has escaped from the Beckley Correctional Center, according to jail officials.

Genet is a six foot three inch tall white male, and correctional officers say he was not present during the midnight inmate count early Monday morning.

Genet weighs about 190 pounds and has multiple tattoos along with a 3 inch surgical scar on his right forearm.

Genet original charges stem from a burglary in Wayne County.

Anyone with information on Genet's whereabouts is asked to contact state police.