Last updated 4:45PM ET
October 23, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Jail escape
(2007-10-18)
(WOUB) - Law enforcement officers are searching in our region for a jail escapee, who is facing charges of rape and impersonating a police officer.

Sheriff's Deputies in Boyd County, Kentucky say Billy Wright of Franklin Furnace, Ohio walked away from a work detail Thursday.

He was serving a 30 day sentence in Boyd County on theft charges, but is facing rape, impersonating a police officer and welfare fraud charges in Scioto County, Ohio .

Investigators believe Wright may be in Scioto County.
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