Federal inmate escapes from Atlanta work camp

The search for a federal inmate who fled a minimum security work camp in Atlanta continued Saturday.

Yancey Garringer, 35, who is serving time for drug related offenses, was not accounted for Friday at a 4 p.m. head count, according to a news release from the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Garringer has been at the federal camp since April, and had a projected release date of June 2019, according to the release. He is described as 5-foot-9 and about 175 pounds.

Several agencies Saturday were actively looking for Garringer. Anyone who has knowledge or information of his whereabouts should call 911.

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