Kentucky State Police seek help finding escaped inmate

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CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky State Police are seeking the public’s help in finding an inmate who escaped while on work release.

A police news release says they received a call Friday night from the Christian County Detention Center saying that 38-year-old Wayne Eldridge Weeks escaped from his work release assignment release at the Senior Citizens Center in Hopkinsville.

The 6-foot-tall, 260-pound white man was last seen wearing a turquoise short sleeve t-shirt, a dark blue lightweight jacket and jeans. He was in prison on charges of receiving stolen property under $10,000, first-degree bail jumping and first-degree possession of a controlled substance.

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