Authorities searching for Allendale man who escaped from metro Atlanta jail

Authorities are searching for a South Carolina man who escaped from a metro Atlanta jail Wednesday.


Christopher Nicolas Carroll escaped from the Lamar County jail early Wednesday morning, heading toward his home in Allendale, S.C., according to a Lamar County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Carroll was in jail on three counts of obstruction of an officer and theft by receiving stolen property, the news release states.

The suspect stole a vehicle in Allendale around 1:30 a.m., according to the news release.

Authorities from the Allendale Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle at 7:50 a.m.

Carroll is described as 5 feet 9 inches and 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange jump suit.

Anyone with information can call 911.



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