Escaped inmate located after morning search

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Travis Dickson WIlson

UPDATE 11:16 a.m. : Wilson is now in custody, according to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB) — Law enforcement officers are searching for a dangerous inmate after he escaped from custody Tuesday morning.

Travis Dickson Wilson, 36, was last seen on a surveillance camera heading west on Jackson Street. Wilson is black, 5’7 and weighs about 160 pounds. He was being transported to court for his trial when he escaped, officials said.

Wilson was previously charged with sexually assaulting an Andrews Bridal employee in Dothan while he tried to rob the location on Montgomery Highway.

He was later arrested in connection to a sexual assault and kidnapping in Chipley and faces charges there for felony battery and sexual battery with a deadly weapon.

Officials said he should be considered dangerous and no one except law enforcement should try to apprehend him. Residents are urged to call 911 if they see him.

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