KSP searching for escaped Hopkins Co. inmate

Kentucky State Police is asking for the public's assistance in locating an inmate that authorities said escaped custody in Hopkins County.

On Thursday, around 11 a.m., Wilton E. Hollifield allegedly escaped while out on work release at Madisonville City Hall.

Hollifield allegedly stole a 2003 F150 and left going southbound on US 41.

Hollifield was last seen wearing khaki pants and a white tee shirt.

He was incarcerated for burglary and fraudulent use of a credit card.

He's 40-years-old, 6'1”, 175 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes.

If you have information on his whereabouts, call KSP at 270-676-3313 or call 911. Callers may remain anonymous.

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(This story was originally published on March 8, 2018)

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