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Police searching for accidentally released prisoner

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Javon Montreal King (photo courtesy JCSD)

Law enforcement is searching for a convict released in error from jail in Jackson County, Mississippi.

Javon Montreal King, 21, was released due to a clerical error around 6 p.m. Friday, WLBT reports. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said an investigation was underway to find out how the error occurred.

Meanwhile, King is in the wind. Moss Point police had arrested him Thursday, Dec. 10, on charges of shooting into a dwelling, possession of stolen firearms and possession of a firearm by a felon.

If you have any information on King’s whereabouts call the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department at 228-769-3063 or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898.

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