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      Sedalia man escapes from Pettis County jail

      29-year-old Brandon McGee, of Sedalia, escaped from the jail late Thursday.

      Authorities have been searching for an inmate who escaped from the Pettis County jail.

      The Sedalia Democrat reports that 29-year-old Brandon McGee, of Sedalia, escaped from the jail late Thursday by dismantling shower room equipment and escaping through the hole into a service corridor that led to an exit.

      Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond says he escaped while staff were preparing for the nightly lockdown.

      McGee was described as a white male, 5-feet-9-inches tall, 130 pounds with brown eyes, brown hair and a goatee. He was being held on a charge of fraudulent use of a credit device.