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Two men escape from Forrest County correctional facility

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Law enforcement officers are searching for two inmates that escaped from the Forrest County Community Work Center.

According to the MS Department of Corrections, James Robert Martin and David Bass escaped the Hattiesburg facility around 5 p.m. Saturday. 

They were last seen wearing state-issued green and white striped pants and white shirts.

The 22-year-old Martin is a white male with blue eyes, blonde hair.

He's serving a 5-year sentence for grand larceny.

The 26-year-old Bass is also a white male with blue eyes, blonde hair.

He's serving a 7-year sentence for burglary.

If you have information on the whereabouts of these escaped inmates, you're asked to call your local law enforcement agency.

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