HCSO searching for jail escapee — updated: INMATE IN CUSTODY

UPDATE: THE ESCAPEE IS IN CUSTODY. HE WAS APPREHENDED IN DOTHAN, AL.

Michael Aaron Stephens

The search for an inmate who escaped from the Holmes County Jail is currently underway.

Escaped inmate Michael Aaron Stephens was spotted at the Tom Thumb store just off I-10 in Bonifay this morning, where he apparently got a ride from some individuals.

Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify the man and woman in these photos. It is believed that escaped inmate Michael Aaron Stephens caught a ride with them from the Tom Thumb off I-10 in Bonifay. If you know who these individuals are, please call 850-547-3681 immediately.

The vehicle that escapee Michael Aaron Stephens caught a ride with is described as a dark colored truck pulling a trailer with a green van on the trailer. It has been confirmed that the vehicle was traveling north in Esto.

Stephens, a 24-year-old Hispanic male who is about 5’8” in height and weighs about 150 lbs. He has dark hair and brown eyes.

If anyone sees this individual, please call 911 immediately or your local law enforcement agency.