Kentucky State Police seek escaped inmate

Courtesy: Kentucky State Police

UPDATE – Donald Murphy Jr. was found Thursday at 7:40 a.m. after an anonymous tip, according to the Kentucky State Police.

TRENTON, Ky. (WKRN) — Kentucky State Police are searching for an inmate who escaped a work release on Monday.

Donald Murphy, Jr., was on work release at the Trenton Community Center, located at 250 South Main Street, when he escaped before 12:30 p.m.

He was last seen wearing an orange shirt, brown prison jacket and possibly blue jeans.

Murphy was incarcerated on charges of theft of unlawful taking over $500, under $10,000 and criminal mischief first degree.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Kentucky State Police at 270-676-3313 or 911.