Man escapes Dyer County jail - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man escapes Dyer County jail

Edward Copeland could be in the area of East Court Street in Dyersburg, Tenn., where deputies are currently searching. (Source: Dyer County sheriff) Edward Copeland could be in the area of East Court Street in Dyersburg, Tenn., where deputies are currently searching. (Source: Dyer County sheriff)

(WMC) - Dyer County officials are looking for a jail escapee.

Edward Copeland could be in the area of East Court Street in Dyersburg, Tenn., where deputies are currently searching.

Copeland was in the booking area when he pushed an officer and ran out the door; it is possible he grabbed his cell phone.

Sheriff Jeff Box says it probably won't be long until they find Copeland.

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