Armstrong County Sheriff’s Office has received credible information that the escapee has left our county. He was last seen at the Flying J in Amarillo.
The Armstrong County Sheriff’s Office and DPS Troopers are looking for a person who escaped the Armstrong County Jail earlier today.
According to the sheriff, the inmate, Alan Rhone, overpowered a jailer at the Claude facility.
Officials said Rhone is described as about 6′ 2″, 230 pounds, and about 47-years-old, and was last seen wearing a black long sleeve t-shirt and had his striped jail pants turned inside out to appear white.
The sheriff’s office asks residents to stay in their homes and lock the doors.
Rhone was arrested for a warrant out of south Texas and is from Kansas City.
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