Man escapes from Thomas County jail

Charles Nix escaped from Thomas County Jail early Tuesday morning. / Thomas County Sheriff's Office

A Thomas County jail inmate is on the run. 35-year-old Charles Nix escaped from the Thomas County Jail about 7:15 Tuesday morning.

He is a white male, 5'8", 145lbs, with brown hair. Steve Jones with the Thomas County Sheriff's Office says that Nix has a violent history and has several prior convictions including a sex offense.

If you have any information on his whereabouts, you're asked to call (229) 225-3300 or (229) 225-4151.

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