A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Rutherford County and most of Middle Tennessee from Wednesday at noon until Thursday at noon. 3-6" of snow/sleet and up to a 1/10" of ice is possible.
Two inmates from the Coffee County Jail walked away from a work detail on Thursday afternoon. So far, they have not been located.
According to Sheriff Steve Graves, Cory Keele and Lillard Presley were working at the new Coffee County Middle School on the Woodbury Highway in Manchester when they walked away. The sheriff stated that the pair had been working at the school this summer but they ran away around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. It is not known where they may be headed. They were spotted running to a cornfield near the school. Deputies who were searching for the pair say that they found some tire tracks along the edge of the cornfield. Neither is considered to be dangerous.
Keele is a white male standing 6 feet tall with brown hair, blue eyes weighting 195lbs. Presley is also a white male with brown hair, green eyes weighing 165lbs. He also has two tattoos on his back. They were wearing orange jail clothing at the time of their escape.
If you know of any information that could help locate the escapees please call the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department at 728-3591. There is not photo available at this time.
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