Update: Franklin County Jail Escapee Back in Custody

Published 08/11 2014 07:47AM

Updated 08/12 2014 07:30PM

Toby Clay Tygart, 52.
Toby Clay Tygart, 52.
(Update, August 12):
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AR - An man who escaped from jail is back in custody.

According to authorities, Toby Clay Tygart, 52, was found at a home on Fuller Street in Paris around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

At the time of his escape, Tygart was serving time on convicted drug charges.

(Original Story):
FRANKLIN COUNTY, AR - A search is under way for an escapee from the local jail.

KFSM reports that the Frankin County Sheriff's Office is looking for Toby Clay Tygart, 52, who walked away from the jail in Ozark on Sunday afternoon.

Tygart was reportedly working as a trustee at the jail with jobs in the kitchen and on remodeling projects. 

Authorities believe he could still be in northwest Arkansas.

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