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Authorities search for one of two escaped inmates from Simpson Co

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A manhunt is underway for one of two inmates who escaped from the Simpson County jail.

Authorities are searching for 23-year-old Vernon Sullivan Jr. after he fled the facility in Mendenhall Sunday.

Sullivan is a white male, 6'4", weighing 240 pounds. He was serving time for grand larceny.

Authorities say 33-year-old "little" Jack Harvey also escaped but was captured Sunday afternoon in Mendenhall.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Vernon Sullivan, Jr., contact the Simpson County Sheriff's Department.

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