Deputies searching for escaped inmate in Richmond Co.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A report says 41-year-old Christopher Veal has escaped from the Augusta Transitional Center.

An officer with the center reported the subject did not return to the facility after work on Friday.

Veal was in the transitional center on charges of felony firearm possession, theft by deception, possession of cocaine and other narcotics.

Veal is a 41-year-old black male, who is 5'11" and weighs approximately 245 pounds.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, call law enforcement.

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