Franklin County Jail escapees recaptured on Thursday
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: Around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed both inmates were back in custody.
ORIGINAL: The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding two escapees from the Franklin County Jail.
On Thursday, July 22, Timothy Kyle Sawyer, 29, and William Messer, 34, escaped from the jail on Walnut Gate Road at around 9:40 a.m.
Both were last seen heading toward MS Industries wearing green and white striped jail uniforms.
The public is encouraged not to approach these men if spotted. Instead, call 911 or the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 256-332-8820.
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