Escape 12 16UPDATE: (12/19/17) — Kentucky State Police reported Edward Prease has been captured in Charlotte, North Carolina by Charlotte Mecklenburg Police.

KSP received confirmation of the arrest report noon today.

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (12/16/17) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 is asking for the public’s help to locate a Christian County Jail escapee.

About 6:50 tonight, KSP reported Edward Prease walked away from the facility, located at 410 W. Seventh St., Hopkinsville. The inmate is currently on the run.

Prease was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a matching sweatshirt, KSP reported. He was being held on vehicle theft charges and fleeing police.

He is described as a 25-year-old black male, 5-foot-11 and 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Post 2 at (270) 676-3313 or 911. Callers can remain anonymous, KSP indicated.

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