Inmate escapes from Emporia, Kan., jail

EMPORIA, Kan. - The Lyons County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for an inmate who escaped from an Emporia jail.

Justin Neighbors, 34, was released on a work release on August 23 and never returned.

Records show he was incarcerated following drug charges, but has some violent crimes in his past.

Authorities say Neighbors is 5'11", 165 pounds and has brown hair and hazel eyes.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, you are encouraged to contact the Lyon County Sheriff's Office at 620-342-5545.

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