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Police on hunt for escapee

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) -

Sylvester Police are on the lookout for an escapee who got away while being booked by Sylvester Police.

Officers are searching for Johnny James Curry, 29, of Sylvester. They said he was arrested and taken to the Police Department where he later escaped. According to a report, the arresting officer was placing Curry into a holding cell when he ran out of a rear door and away from Police.

He has an active warrant for burglary.

Officers said they chased Curry until they lost sight of him.

Police ask anyone with information to call Worth County 911 at 229-776-8219.

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