Suspect escapes custody after assaulting officer at Stroud hospital

Jeremiah Nunley, 40, is wanted after assaulting an officer and escaping custody in Lincoln County. (ODOC)

Lincoln County authorities are searching for an escaped inmate Friday.

Lincoln County Emergency Management confirms that Jeremiah Nunley, 40, escaped from custody Feb. 9 while at the Stroud Hospital after attacking an officer.

Nunley left the hospital on foot. He was last seen wearing black pants, a black shirt and no shoes. He is described as 5-feet, 1-inch tall and around 180 pounds.

Those who see him are asked to contact 911 immediately.

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