Kentucky State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating an inmate who escaped custody in Madisonville while out on work release.
According to a news release, 40-year old Wilton Hollifield was on work release at Madisonville City Hall when he stole a City of Madisonville vehicle and fled, travelling south on U.S. 41. Hollifield is described a white male, standing around 6’1 with brown hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing khaki pants and a white t-shirt.
He was incarcerated at the Hopkins County Detention Center on charges of third-degree burglary and fraudulent use of a credit card.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call 270-676-3313. Callers may remain anonymous.