UPDATE (4:08 p.m.) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested Philip James Hammac who escaped from his work duty today.
(WKRG)- Friday morning an inmate from the Escambia County Road Prison escaped while on work duty today.
44-year-old Philip James Hammac of Pensacola ran while the work crew and supervisors were picking up supplies from the county’s storage yard in Ellyson Industrial Park off North Davis Highway.
Deputies and K-9 teams from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and the road prison are searching the area.
Hammock is being held on charges of burglary, larceny and possession of methamphetamines.
He has been at the Escambia County Road Prison since Oct. 16th.
Two schools, Ferry Pass Middle and Ferry Pass Elemetary Schools were put into lock down as a precaution.