Authorities say missing Lawrence Co. teen and escaped Morgan Co. inmate know each other

Authorities say missing Lawrence Co. teen and escaped Morgan Co. inmate know each other

MOULTON, AL (WAFF) - A Lawrence County teenager is still missing and an escaped inmate from the Morgan County Jail is still on the run.

Moulton’s police chief and the Morgan County sheriff both confirm that 16-year-old Peyton Ledlow and John Kaleb Gillespie both know each other. He escaped from jail Sunday, and she disappeared Monday.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is asking for your help in finding Peyton, who is 5′feet 5 inches tall and around 112 pounds. She was last seen Monday when she left her home in Moulton.

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Gillespie is 30 years old, 6 feet tall, 180 pounds. He escaped the jail shortly after noon on Sunday afternoon. Do not approach. He has a violent history with law enforcement.

Gillespie is accused of trying to run over a state trooper last year during a pursuit shortly after a standoff in Decatur. He’s charged with attempted murder.

If you have any information on where either person is, call police.

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