Inmate escapes from mid-Missouri jail

FAYETTE, Mo. | Roadblocks were up around Fayette after an imnate escaped from the Howard County jail.

Sheriff Charlie Polson said 31-year-old Curtis Jones of New Franklin escaped during a shift change shortly after midnight Monday. Polson said Jones apparently jammed the lock on his cell door and then walked out.

Polson says Jones was last seen riding a bicycle near a Fayette grocery store. He’s a white male, bald, 5 feet 8 and 150 pounds.

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