The Starkville Police Department is assisting the Chickasaw County Sheriff's Department in searching for an escaped inmate.

According to Chickasaw County Chief Deputy Keith Roberson, Marcques Clinton, of Houston, escaped from the county jail around 1 a.m. on Thursday.

Earlier this month, deputies arrested and charged Clinton, 20, with strong armed robbery, several burglaries, and three home invasions.

He was also one of the two suspects involved with the home invasions at the 200 block of Louisville Street on April 19.

Update as of 6:50 p.m. on May 27: Clinton has been located and is back in police custody. Clinton was found around the Tupelo area.

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