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Inmate Escapes from Fannin County Jail

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FANNIN CO., TX -- Fannin County authorities are reporting an inmate has escaped from the Fannin County Jail.

At around 8:45A this morning, the inmate, Jimmy Lee Brock, walked away from a work detail near the town of Honey Grove.

It is believed Brock left the scene in a gold 2008 Chevy Impala, Texas handicap plate: LP-9DPKZ.  He is 45, 5'7" tall, 160-180lbs, and was last seen in a orange jump suit.

Brock was in jail on cruelty to animals and evading detention charges.  According to C.E.C jail staff, at the time of his disappearance Brock was part of the Inmate Worker program and he had been for approximately 2 months with no problems.  C.E.C. is a private jail that contracts with Fannin County to hold inmates.

Anyone having information regarding the whereabouts of Jimmy Lee Brock should contact local law enforcement or Fannin County Sheriff's Office at (903)-583-2143