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Escaped State Inmate Eugene Robinson in Custody

JACKSON –Escaped state inmate Eugene Robinson is in custody.
Robinson, 37, was arrested in Webster County this morning after he attempted to flee law enforcement in a vehicle he allegedly carjacked from a motorist about 9 a.m.
Robinson was taken to the Oktibbeha County hospital for a minor injury and was treated and released. He was then transported to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County.
Robinson, MDOC #L4773, fled the George-Greene County Regional Correctional Facility in Lucedale about 7 p.m. Saturday after tying up an officer and stealing the officer’s champagne 2000 GMC Sonoma truck. He had been in prison since 2003, serving a total of 30 years for armed robbery in Choctaw County and burglary in Oktibbeha County. He is facing an escape charge. Other charges are pending.

Published: 2/7/2018