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Police searching for escaped prisoner

(WMC-TV) – Investigators are searching for an inmate who apparently walked off of a work detail Tuesday.

Tommy Lee Hodges, a convicted burglar, left his seven man crew while they were cutting grass and picking up trash off Elvis Presley Boulevard around 11 a.m.

Tommy Lee Hodges is serving three years in jail for an aggravated burglary conviction.

The 27-year-old is 5-feet-7-inches tall, weighs 175 pounds and was wearing a light blue shirt with the yellow letters "SCCC" stenciled along the back.

He has the word "Valley" tattooed on his right arm and the word "RIP" tattooed on his left arm.

If you know anything that can help investigators track Hodges down, call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH.

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