Authorities searching for inmate who escaped Mt. Pleasant work site

Billy Jack Hanna
Billy Jack Hanna

MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Authorities are looking for a 41-year-old inmate who escaped from a job site in Mount Pleasant.

Officials with the South Carolina Department Of Corrections say Billy Jack Hanna walked away from a work camp around 12:25 p.m. on Wednesday.

Hanna was assigned to the Coastal Pre-release Center, a minimum security facility in Charleston. He was sentenced to five years for grand larceny.

If you have any information you are asked to call fugitive apprehension unit at (877) 349-2130 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. After 5 p.m. you can call (803) 896-2258 or the SC Law Enforcement Division at (803) 737-9000 or call local police.

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