UPDATE: Morganfield Police Locate escaped Webster County inmate

UPDATE: Morganfield Police Department have located and arrested an inmate who escaped Webster County Detention Center Sunday.

Police said that 45-year-old Richard Louis Harper escaped from the jail at around 3:15 Sunday afternoon. He was last seen wearing a tan jacket that says “Webster Co Jail”, blue jeans, and white shoes.  Harper’s direction of travel was unknown.

He is described as a white male with blue eyes, and gray hair. He is approximately 6’1″ tall and weighs approximately 185 pounds.

Kentucky State Police asked the public to be on the lookout for Harper. State Police confirmed Tuesday that Morganfield Police Department had located and arrested Harper.

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