Sheriff: Escaped Inmate May Be Heading to Yancey County, Residents Be ALERT

The Yancey County Sherriffs Office is actively looking for a white male with dark hair, approximately 6’4” tall, with brown eyes.

The suspect fled from Unicoi County Sheriffs Office into Yancey County earlier Wednesday evening.

Residents who live in the 19W area of Yancey County near the Tennessee state line need to make sure vehicle keys are secured and home doors are locked.

The suspects name has not been released but they have released a picture.

This is a developing story...

Yancey County Escaped Suspect

Yancey County Escaped Suspect

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