Man Escapes From Police Custody

A Salyersville man is on the run after officials say he escaped from a Whitley County Jail transportation van in Corbin.

Jail officials say 45-year-old Douglas Anthony Shepherd was last seen near forbes crossing wearing an orange jumpsuit.

He was arrested on September 19th after Corbin Police say he led them on a chase through Whitley and Laurel Counties.

Anyone with information should contact your local police department.