Christian County inmate escapes during work release

(Mug: Kentucky State Police)

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKRN) – Kentucky State Police is investigating after an inmate escaped the Christian County Detention Center.

Authorities say Cody Mullins was on work release at the Housing Authority Office on N. Elm Street in Hopkinsville when he walked away at 3:20 p.m.

He was seen entering a red passenger car, possibly a Dodge Neon.

(Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)
(Courtesy: Kentucky State Police)

Mullins was wearing a red and black toboggan, red T-shirt with a gray long-sleeved shirt underneath, blue jeans, and white shoes.

He’s described as a white, 29-year-old man who is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has brown hair and green eyes.

Kentucky State police say he was incarcerated on charges of second-degree burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, possession of a controlled substance, and tampering with physical evidence.

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