Authorities searching for inmate who escaped Childersburg work center

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CHILDERSBURG, AL (WBRC) - Talladega authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a work center early this morning.

Marcus Jermaine Smith is a 35-year-old black man who stands 6-feet tall. He weighs 180-pounds. Smith has black hair and brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing state whites at the Childersburg Community Work Center around 5:12 a.m.

Smith is serving a 20-year sentence for second-degree assault.

Anyone who sees Smith is asked to call their local authorities or call the Alabama Department of Corrections at 1-800-831-8825.

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