Inmate escapes from work release

A work release inmate is on the run.

Police say 31-year old James Adams of Pikeville escaped a short time ago.

He was in a group cutting brush in the Mossy Bottom area.

Police say he was sent to get supplies out of a truck and never returned.

He was in jail on receiving stolen property charges.

Adams is a white man, about six feet tall with brown hair and weighs 195 pounds.

If you have any information, you should call state police.

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