Update June 23, 3:06 p.m.
Law enforcement officers captured Demarquese Gibson at approximately 2:30 p.m. near Grace Christian School in Louisville, Deputy Sheriff Lester Holdiness confirmed.
Demarquese Gibson captured near Grace Christian School in Louisville on June 23, 2021. Source: Winston County Sheriff's Department
Original article below
LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A man managed to escape from a police car Tuesday night in Winston County.
Winston County Sheriff Jason Pugh said a Philadelphia police officer transported Demarquese Jalik Gibson to the Winston Choctaw Jail.
However, just outside the gates to the facility, he managed to escape from the police car and fled into a wooded area.
Authorities have no reason to believe Gibson is dangerous but are taking nothing for granted.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Winston County Sheriff's Department at 662-773-5881 or 911.