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Garland County inmate escapes custody

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Lavelle Taylor, 41 Lavelle Taylor, 41

GARLAND COUNTY (KATV) - An inmate escaped custody Thursday night after receiving medical treatment.

Lavelle Taylor, 41, was being escorted back to a Garland County Sheriff's Office car around 10:00 after being treated at Mercy Hospital when he ran away from a deputy, according to authorities.

He was handcuffed and wearing an orange prisoner jumpsuit. Taylor is described as 5'10" tall, weighing 250 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Taylor's whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the sheriff's office's anonymous tip line at (501) 622-3674.