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Police: KY inmate wanted after walking away from work detail

Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 11:28:02-04

NEWPORT, Ky. — An inmate from the Campbell County Detention Center is wanted by police after he walked away from his work assignment, according to police.

The Kentucky State Police said George Gattis, 36, was last seen around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near 200 Riverboat Road in Newport, Kentucky.

Gattis is about 5-foot-11-inches tall, weighs about 170 lbs., and has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a white shirt and blue jeans. He was in jail for theft and probation violation charges.

If you see him, you are asked to call the Kentucky State Police at 859-428-1212.