MPD Seeks Fugitive

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The Meridian Police Department is asking for your help in the return of a man who escaped from custody.

Anthony Evans, 23, is described as a black male, 5-feet-6 inches tall, and 130 pounds.

Evans is wanted for resisting arrest, escaping custody and multiple traffic offenses.

"They chased him all the way to Neshoba County, where he was taken into custody there," said Harper. "He was transported back to the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department, as he was being taken from the patrol car into the jail, he escaped again on foot and eluded officers in the downtown area."

If you know of Anthony Evans whereabouts, you are asked to call the Meridian Police Department at 485-1860, or your local law enforcement office.