MCSO: Inmate walked away from work detail

- Officials with the Maricopa County Sheriff's office say Thursday a search is underway for an inmate who walked away from work detail.

The incident, according to a statement, happened at around 11:26 a.m. in the area of 59th Avenue and Olive. The inmate has been identified as Andrew Johnson, and it is possible he is no longer wearing the orange inmate attire he had on.

MCSO officials say inmates on the work detail where the incident happened are selected for the assignment, and are classified as low risk and have nonviolent charges.

Anyone with information should call MCSO at (602) 876-1011 or (602) 876-TIPS.

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