Police looking for inmate who escaped Fulton County Detention Center

Police are looking for an inmate who escaped from the Fulton County Detention Center in Hickman, Kentucky Sunday night.

Kentucky State Police were notified at 7:30 p.m. that 40-year-old Michael Shane Hunter had walked out of the sally port of the jail while he was on work detail.

Hunter is 5’7" with short brown hair and green eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black zip-up style hoodie sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes, and a tan hat.

He also has an outline tattoo of small “prayer hands” on the right side of his back and an outline tattoo of a sun on his upper left arm. 

Hunter may be in route to the Hardin or Nelson County areas of Kentucky.

He was serving time for theft by failure to make required disposition of property, fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle), and flagrant non-support.

Anyone with information is asked to call Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.

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